He told veterans: "We come to pray for those who have fallen, sons of the country who went out to defend their mother country, to reclaim that which is theirs and was usurped from them."
Three years earlier, Cardinal Borgoglio had told the families of Argentine soldiers killed in the conflict before they travelled to the military cemetery on the islands: "Go and kiss this land which is ours, and seem to us far away."
Cathcon- in 2008, he also said on the Falklands.
"The wound is still open, the healing is not yet finished".
The matter was settled by British troops a long time ago. The Cardinal was himself complicit in keeping the wound open. Unlike Benedict, who had no real option to oppose war service, he had the choice in this instance. 99.8 percent of Falkland Islanders disagree with Pope Francis- if he maintains his position, he does not really believe in democracy.