MotherJones – Pope Francis Backs Military Force Against Extremists In Iraq, Calls For UN Involvement – 19 August 2014

Mother Jones

President Obama’s recent decision to use force against Islamic extremists in Iraq has drawn some unexpected support. The AP reported Monday that Pope Francis told reporters in response to questions about the US military intervention that “in these cases, where there is an unjust aggression, I can only say that it is licit to stop the unjust aggressor.”

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