You are wrong on one item Marianne. We will not have 2 Popes soon. We have none now and when the new one is elected, he will be the only one.
If people don't believe inflation is kicking in here is a tidbit to chew on.
I have a friend who owns and runs a small restaurant.Today she was aksed to pay some $30 for a half case of cabbage. It has not been that long, just a couple of weeks, that she paid about half that for a full case.
At this point I'll interject a little levinty here, she is a Coptic Orthodox from Egypt and owns and operates a teriyaki restaurant.