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St. Francis of Assisi, Patron of Peace

Does the military action the U.S. is contemplating against Iraq meet the standards of a just war?


Date: 4/7/2003 11:31:55 AM
Name or Pseudonym: dl
Subject: chris please explain

when does the popes opinion actually matter? does he like lose consciousness and start speaking in tongues? when does his opinion go from non binding opinion to ex cathedra required beliefs? is there like some kind of magic moment when what he says matters?? is it like "ok now all catholics, here this, i am now going to say something that actually matters. I know that i am the leader of the church, but as you all know, what i usually say does not have any significance. but what i am about to say really does matter, so now it is time to listen. the church’s opinion on this war is. . ."??

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