Vatican envoy encourages Arab League action to stem violence in Syria
CWN - April 02, 2012
Citing “a most alarming increase in violence, with an indiscriminate use of force,” the Vatican’s representative to the Arab League has called for international action to stem the violence in Syria.
Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald noted the “loss of lives among civilians and considerable damage to property” due to the continued fighting in Syria. He said that humanitarian aid is urgently needed, and announced that the Holy See is sending a substantial donation to help those afflicted.
The archbishop said that the effective intervention by the Arab League should seek to “satisfy the legitimate aspirations of the different members of the nation.”
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 five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our Spring 2013 goal ($23,053 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!