According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, at least 726 civilians, including 52 children, have been killed since Russia’s military attack began Feb. 24.
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‘No more war’: Pope continues his teaching on Gospel nonviolence
Modern popes have been clear voices for peace, but Pope Francis is moving closer to a broad embrace of nonviolence and a declaration that modern warfare is so deadly and sophisticated that the traditional “just war” theories cannot apply.
‘Just war’ theory often misused for unjust motives, cardinal says
At a Nov. 18 event in Rome, Cardinal Czerny said that Pope Francis’ teachings on the “just-war” theory are a crucial point of reflection in today’s world where morally justified reasons for aggression and violence are often misused.