Vatican newspaper raps France for 'hasty' military intervention in Libya
Catholic World News - March 23, 2011
L'Osservatore Romano has criticized France for a "hasty" decision to begin military operations in Libya.
The Vatican newspaper said that the military strategy reflected "great confusion," and pointed directly at France for pushing forward with the decision to use force "in haste and without coordination."
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 January expenses ($10,302 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!
Posted by: dover beachcomber -
Mar. 24, 2011 2:43 AM ET USA
Of course! Any Catholic can see that it would have been better to dither on for another week or two until Col. Gadhafy had massacred the inhabitants of Benghazi and the rest of his opponents.
Posted by: Obregon -
Mar. 24, 2011 1:38 AM ET USA
If the tyrant of Libya had proceeded to butcher thousands of his fellow country men, would the Vatican newspaper then praise the French? Just a question!