Why President Obama’s planned military strikes on ISIS do not fit the criteria for a Just War.
Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate World Youth Day. (Mario Tama/GETTY IMAGES ) While much of the public … Continued
RNS — Even as the world’s powers grasped for a last-minute resolution to the crisis in Syria, it remained an … Continued
Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.
Pope Francis’ tweet foreshadows what we can expect in regards to just war – or just peace – during his Papacy.
WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration readies for a probable military strike against Syria,Â Religion News Service asked a panel of … Continued
Aug. 21, 2013Activists inspect the bodies of people they say were killed in a toxic gas attack. Activists allege that … Continued
Reuters photo In a recent contribution for On Faith, former Chicago Theological Seminary President Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite denounced U.S. drone … Continued
RNS () — Christian ethicist Jean Bethke Elshtain, a scholar who shaped national conversations on war and peace from her … Continued
Reuters photo The Obama administration has authorized stepped up drone attacks in Yemen that have pounded “suspected militants” in that … Continued
John Trumbull’s ‘Death of General Warren at Bunker Hill’. Was the American Revolution a just war? As we celebrate our … Continued
Reuters photo When a new technology develops, society must sometimes rush to catch up to its ethical ramifications. Take drones, … Continued
Recently, I read two articles about dying for a cause. The first, on these pages, by Sally Quinn, addressed the … Continued
The Iraq war was not a Just War. It has been a moral, fiscal and geopolitical disaster for the United … Continued
HO AFP/GETTY IMAGES This US Army handout file image taken February 27, 2011 shows an MQ-1C Gray Eagle armed with … Continued
Kirsty Wigglesworth AP In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, … Continued
Is it a sin not to vote? Or perhaps a virtue? The question may seem surprising, especially in a nail-biter … Continued
GETTY IMAGES President Obama debates with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as moderator Bob Schieffer listens on Oct. 22, 2012. … Continued
REUTERS Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City Sept. 16, 2012, ahead … Continued
AFP/GETTY IMAGES Delegates show their support for Mitt Romney during roll call for nomination of president of the United States … Continued