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roman catholic church abandons just war

Started by billy rubin, July 09, 2021, 11:54:07 PM

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billy rubin

at least it seems that way to me

https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html

We can no longer think of war as a solution, because its risks will probably always be greater than its supposed benefits. In view of this, it is very difficult nowadays to invoke the rational criteria elaborated in earlier centuries to speak of the possibility of a "just war". Never again war![242]

260. In the words of Saint John XXIII, "it no longer makes sense to maintain that war is a fit instrument with which to repair the violation of justice".[243]


lots more there. the catholic church is re-inventing itself again.

the very next section has pope francis announcing that capital punishment is wrong, everywhere, in all circumstances. that's new as well.

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more people have been to berlin than i have

Tank

If you don't evolve you go extinct. Maybe that is the one saving grace of Islam, it can't evolve.
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
"Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt." ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
Remember, your inability to grasp science is not a valid argument against it.

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Even if you do evolve, you still go extinct.

Tank

If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
"Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt." ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
Remember, your inability to grasp science is not a valid argument against it.

No one