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The criticism we don't hear

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Mar 27, 2003

Humiliating (and possibly executing!) POWs; forcing children to fight; pretending to surrender and then shooting captors; hiding artillery behind hospitals-- to say that these tactics are not in line with just-war principles would be an understatement.

Any time anyone at the Vatican is ready to criticize Iraqi war conduct, we'll be ready to post the news.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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