Here is a link to the prayer of consecration by which Pope Francis and the Bishops of the world consecrated Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This prayer will have the effect stated by Mary, stopping Russia from devouring nations and from doing much harm in the world.
In my opinion, this consecration must be repeated for each generation, since a nation is primarily its people, more so than a nation is its land.
So I think, on the subject of speculative eschatology, that Russia will not be involved in World War 3, and neither will China — not in any substantial way, such as with troops, ships, tanks, or planes. But the West’s response to the invasion of Ukraine is going to cause Russia to refuse to be involved in World War 3. We could use their help against the enemy in that war, but they will not come to our aid due to our actions against them over Ukraine.
The consecration will have the effect of causing Russia to withdraw from Ukraine, but not until after Good Friday, when I think the Warning of Garabandal might occur.
The Pope consecrated humanity to the immaculate heart of Mary, but peace will not be given to the world until people repent. Some repentance results in some peace; fuller repentance results in a fuller peace. This one consecration cannot be expected to control all world events, as people have free will and are sinners.
Ronald L Conte Jr
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