Pray each day…
I really have no desire to write about the proposed U.S. military intervention into the civil war in Syria. I doubt I really do punditry that well, especially in regard to war; it is hard to make jokes about it. But when Pope Francis calls for a day of prayer and fasting in regard to Syria (and world peace in general), it tends to become hard to think of anything else.
So here goes. The only consolation I can offer you is that I will not actually try to convince you of anything one way or the other. Rather, I will just offer a couple of philosophical reflections on the Syrian conflict and the possibility of American intervention in light of the tradition of just war thought. Take from it what you will.
Since I already mentioned the Pope, I will start there. In his Angelus address of September 1st
View original post 878 more words