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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

May 14, 2015

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

Pope Francis on the papal flight to South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014.

War is never inevitable: Pope Francis rues 'senseless slaughter'

Sep 8, 2014

By Elise Harris

In a message sent to inter-religious faith leaders attending a conference on peace, Pope Francis proposed that there are always... Read more

Secretary-General Michel Roy of Caritas International speaks with CNA July 11, 2014.

Caritas leader: 'The whole Middle East is at stake'

Jul 11, 2014

By Elise Harris

The secretary-general for Caritas International has voiced his concern over the lack of aid being provided to those suffering from... Read more

British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker speaks with CNA on June 3, 2014.

British ambassador decries 'brutal' crime of sexual violence

Jun 3, 2014

By Elise Harris

Ahead of an international summit resisting sexual violence in the midst of conflict, Britain’s ambassador to the Holy See stated... Read more

An anti-government protestor stands on top of a barricade on Grushevskogo Street Jan. 29, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Ukrainian patriarch warns that 'new Cold War' is possible

Feb 12, 2014

The Ukrainian Greek Catholic patriarch has said that if the U.S. and Europe abandon Ukraine during its intense political conflict,... Read more

WWI Battle of the Hindenburg Line.

Materialism, 'rejection' of Christianity factors in World War I

Feb 7, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Scholar and author George Weigel proposed that World War I was caused and prolonged not only by political struggles and... Read more

Pope Francis leads Eucharistic Adoration at St. Peter's Basilica on June 2, 2013.

Pope Francis carries forward papal commitment to peace

Sep 7, 2013

By Andrea Gagliarducci

In calling for a day of fasting and prayer for peace on Sept. 7, Pope Francis is following a long... Read more

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks on Syria at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on August 30, 2013 (State Department photo).

US weighs military action in Syria as bishops call for dialogue

Aug 30, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Top U.S. officials say they are still considering a “narrow” military response to the reported use of chemical weapons in... Read more

Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo, Syria.

Military involvement in Syria could spark world war, bishop warns

Aug 27, 2013

The bishop of Aleppo, Syria, has cautioned that foreign military action in the country could spark a global war, making... Read more

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

Drone use prompts Catholic call for greater caution

Jun 14, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Catholic leaders and academics have outlined the need for greater public discussion on the American policy of using drones to... Read more

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

Catholics see moral complications in drone usage

Mar 12, 2013

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