Why doesn’t someone answer George Weigel’s big question, “Why didn’t the nations stop their involvement in the beginning of World War I which led to the mess we’re in now?” (The Fragility of Order by George Weigel)
At that time, in an inconspicuous village of Portugal, three innocent shepherd children sustained the visions of Fatima which offered the relief of prayer. That means especially the rosary, a formal prayer. Humankind only partially lived up to the challenge.
The Soviet Union arose, and was mercifully dissolved, but its aftermath is still here. If you never prayed, learn now.