The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi72° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo51° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi78° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo55° Clear

Monday

Hi82° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo56° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi80° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo50° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi76° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo49° Mostly Clear

Threat to kids, other innocents in Iraq spur Catholic debate on warfare

Send to Kindle
Print This

“Never war! Never war!”

Those were the words of Pope Francis very recently, marking the centennial of the outbreak of the cataclysmic First World War. “I think most of all about children, whose hopes for a dignified life, a future, are dashed.”

But sometimes, according to Roman Catholic doctrine, thinking about the children and other innocent victims means thinking about the use of warfare to protect them.

And a top Vatican diplomat and other church officials say that could be…

View my options or Sign in