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By Thomas D. Williams, PH.D. Breitbart, Feb. 9, 2021

ROME — Pope Francis gave a virtual tour of world crises Monday, conspicuously omitting mention of the Uighur genocide taking place in China’s Xinjiang region.

In his annual address to members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited by the Holy See, the pope highlighted what he considers to be the major global crises and injustices of the past year.

In his comprehensive litany of world problems, the pope mentioned floods in Vietnam and the Philippines, fires in Australia and California, humanitarian emergencies in Sudan and Mozambique, strife in Yemen and Syria, hunger in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, and South Sudan, displaced persons in the Sahel, political unrest in Myanmar, the ongoing conflict between Palestinians and Israelis in the Middle East, instability in Lebanon, turbulence in Libya, political and social tensions in the Central African Republic, the deterioration of relations in the Korean Peninsula, and conflicts in the South Caucasus. …

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