..but wait... the whole Catholic shtick is "suffering"... right?... and who could be suffering more than people starving to death?! I'll tell you who! The Pope! How do I figure?! Like this: To be a good Catholic, you have to suffer. The Pope WISHES he could suffer, but he HAS to live in the marble palace and sit on the gilded throne and ride in the Mercedes PopeMobile.... He HAS to, because it's his calling... But, because of that, he CAN'T suffer, which causes HIM the greatest suffering OF ALL!! ...next to Jesus, of course... ...and, uh... Yeah.
So, Sarah's plan... nice idea, but it would never work. Really... I mean ... she estimates the value of the Vatican at $500 Billion... let's just say that's about right... I'd guess it's a little low, but.... let's say that's it. The United States has totally pissed that away (at least 2 times over) hunting down 2 dudes over the last 8 years, and we only managed to get one of them... killed tens (maybe hundreds) of thousands of others along the way... but, really... not a terribly stunning success rate.
Ace Ventura could've offed Osama bin Laden by now, and he's a fictional character! And all that money COULD have gone to feeding the world.
Kevin Costner could've fed the world instead of making WaterWorld.... but he didn't.
Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Warren Buffet... these guys have the cash on hand. They don't have to sell a thing. Feed the world? Done. Nope.
We could all pressure our legislators to just "Git 'er done"... but we don't. Know why? We, collectively, just don't care enough to really do anything about it.
Disagree? Prove me wrong.