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Killer robots? They're a real issue – and here's what the Vatican has to say

No longer relegated to mere science-fiction, robots – built to kill people – play an increasing role in fighting terrorism... Read more

An MQ-9 Reaper Creech Air Force Base, NV on June 19, 2008.

Don't let armed drones ease the path to conflict, US bishops warn

The use of armed drones have practical and moral consequences for conflict and warfare – and the government needs to... Read more

An unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone. USAF photo by Lance Cheung.

US bishops ask government to reassess drone policy

In letters to top government officials, the U.S. bishops' conference urged a public discussion on the use of unmanned targeted... Read more

An unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone. USAF photo by Lance Cheung.

Catholics see moral complications in drone usage

Amid continued debate over the use of drone strikes, Catholic thinkers warned that the U.S. drone program – particularly when... Read more