The Churches & War in the Gulf

Weigel, George
March 1991
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p37
Addresses the religious debate over the Gulf War. Formal response of the U.S. Catholic bishops to the Gulf crisis; Editorial which appeared in "Civiltà Cattolica" which questioned the moral criteria and political logic of the just war tradition; Claim that the leadership of the Protestant and Catholic Churches is now functionally pacifist in its politics.


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