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Pope Francis War

Will Pope Francis Dump The Just War Doctrine?

The Week | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.20.2016 | Religion

Pope Francis gives every indication of wanting to go down as one of the great reformers in the history of the Roman Catholic Church....

Pope Francis Explains To Children How War Profiteers Never Want Peace

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.12.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis did not mince words when he told a group of children gathered at the Vatican that some people will never want peace because they profit o...

Can Pope Francis Help Avoid a 'Third World War'?

Sébastien Maillard | Posted 06.28.2015 | World
Sébastien Maillard

ROME -- The pope is very outspoken against contemporary Christian persecutions, which he claims are worse than during antiquity. But the Holy See is also careful not to start some religious wars and asks all religious leaders to clearly condemn any use of violence in the name of God.

Pope Francis Begs For An End To War On 100th Anniversary Of WWI

Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with an impassioned plea for people to "not repeat ...

Pope Francis Slams Arms Dealers In Middle East: 'Who Sells Weapons To These People To Make War?'

Posted 05.24.2014 | Religion

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Pope Francis denounced arms dealers and appealed Saturday for an urgent end to the Syrian civil war as he began his three-day tri...

'The Spirit Of War Has Taken Control Of Us'

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Tuesday (Feb. 25) lashed out at public indifference to the many wars raging around the globe, with especially harsh...