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Desire to restore ‘imperialist power’ leads to death, Vatican cardinal says

April 08, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: On May 5, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, celebrated Mass in Orvieto for members of the Italian finance police.

“Even in our day, among the powerful of the nations there are those who are blinded by a view of a past of imperialist power and, poisoned by this vision, they are capable of spreading death and devastation, trampling on the lives and dignity of those who are attacked,” Sandri said.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Apr. 08, 2022 6:47 PM ET USA

    If he is referring to Putin, he must have forgotten the century of ideological colonization by Western nations, led by the U.S. Far more imperialism by those nations with advanced technology than by those who are more concerned with protecting their own borders.