By Cheshire (articles ) | Apr 09, 2003
Watching news films of the Iraqi children being liberated from prison, and scenes of Saddam's torture chambers, one recalls war predictions of some of our prelates: Archbishop Tauran: "a disaster" Archbishop Martino: "there cannot be a just war" Cardinal Etchegaray: "World War III" Bishop Botean: "a matter of mortal sin" Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops: "no justification" Cardinal Maradiaga: "pretext for reconstruction" and L'Osservatore Romano: "indifferent cruelty"
I suppose these worthy voices now are offering public apologies, but I cannot hear them because of the cheering Iraqis celebrating in the streets.
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