Libya: bishop denounces NATO bombing of food store
Catholic World News - July 27, 2011
Libya’s leading prelate--a staunch critic of the NATO military intervention in Libya--has decried the bombing of a food store.
“A few days ago, NATO warplanes hit a food store just outside Tripoli, which contained oil, pasta, tomato sauce,” said Bishop Giovanni Martinelli, the apostolic vicar of Tripoli. “A river of oil came out of the warehouse, which was destroyed. I know they have also hit a social center. By what right does one hit a food center?”
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!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($23,735 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!