Bishop: Do not arm the Libyan rebels
Catholic World News - April 15, 2011
The apostolic vicar of Tripoli is urging the international community not to provide weapons to the rebels who are seeking the overthrow of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
“The risk of providing weapons to rebels in Benghazi is a way of not ending the war, [but] rather a way to lengthening it,” said Bishop Giovanni Martinelli, who wishes “dialogue to prevail in the truth without getting caught by so many vested interests.”
“We hope that in our small way we can grow the seed of reconciliation which only the power of God can give.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($33,448 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!