The last thing you want to be in this world is brown. Our world really hates brown people. The next worst thing to be is a woman. Society hates them almost as much. Thus, being a brown woman is the absolute worst thing to be. Our society barely even recognizes the humanity of brown women.
The current pope is pretty cool. I mean, he's still the pope and thus still has some seriously backwards views about society and still believes in things like talking snakes, magic wands that can part large bodies of water, and a dude who came back to life like a zombie. But compared to the last