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Roma Downey: Christians in Middle East want U.S. to find diplomatic solutions in Syria

Arab Christian leaders in Syria believe any military intervention by the United States will have a detrimental effect on the situation in the Middle East.

Pope Francis pleads for peace in Syria while prominent Catholic lawmakers support military action

Despite the pope’s plea to put down arms, many Catholic politicians are making a different argument about morality of warfare, particularly around the obligation to use force, when necessary, to protect innocent life.