Pope: Paris Attack Is ‘Third World War’


Terrorist attacks kills more than 120 in ParisPope Francis this morning called the terrorist attacks on Paris part of the “piecemeal Third World War.”

The pontiff made the statement in a telephone interview with the Italian Bishops’ Conference’s official television network.

The pope has used this term before, always emphasizing the word “piecemeal.” In September in Slovenia, at a commemoration at a WWI cemetery, he said: “Even today, after the second failure of another world war, perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres, destruction.” Read more at Radio Vatican.



  1. I understand that (due to our many sins) the pope exists along with his followers, but I have enough of his intrusive presence and his ubiquitous rants being amplified all over the rest of the media, I don’t think he needs to be “featured” on this website.