What will be lost to many—including too many Christians—is the fact that this pledge of “never again” is, if it is to mean anything at all, a promise to fight if, in the last resort and with the aim of peace, nothing else will protect the innocent, requite an injustice, or punish evil.
Marc LiVeccheJanuary 27, 2020
Missing from Bp. Curry’s message during the royal wedding is an appreciation of sin, its persistence and its power to corrupt human relationships. His is a prophecy filled with hope, but lacking humility. And in this, he bears false witness to our fallen world.
Matt GobushJune 20, 2018
Against the seemingly gentle assertions of pacifism, those who truly want to love in our world must understand there remains a need of coercion to maintain a minimum of justice and to preserve those innocents whom the unjust would ravage.
Andrew FulfordJanuary 18, 2018
In the Christian view, the normative grounding from which the tradition of just war casuistry springs is the dominical command to love.
Marc LiVeccheJanuary 4, 2017