Just War

Thumbnail pope francis dove Catholic Church is journeying back to its nonviolent roots

The Catholic Church preaches, teaches and practices total nonviolence. This statement is not true regarding the Catholic Church today. But it...

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Thumbnail iraqi and us army members look over a bridge damaged by a vehicle borne ied in mosul iraq march 22 2008 photo us air force photo by staff sgt jason robertson Cautious optimism as US troops help to retake Mosul from ISIS

Washington D.C., Jul 13, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the United States sends more troops to Iraq to help retake Mosul from the Islamic...

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Thumbnail ammunition for a semi automatic rifle credit guy j sagi shutterstock cna How should a Catholic respond to mass shootings?

When Monsignor Robert Weiss gathered with parents in Connecticut, after 11 children were killed in a nearby shooting, the room went silent and one...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 399720040 Seven bishops, one abbot, and a psychiatrist dialogue with peace activists

During the recent U.S. Catholic bishops’ fall assembly in Baltimore, several bishops and one abbot, gathered with about 25 peace activists – myself...

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Thumbnail 20151128t2020 27 cns pope uganda martyrs Vatican conference urges church to abandon “just war” theory

In John 14:27, on the night before his execution, Jesus said to his disciples, "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world...

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