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Vatican prelate backs Ukraine’s right to defensive war

April 12, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Mauro Gambetti, the archpriest of St. Peter’s basilica, upheld the right of the Ukrainian government to mount a military resistance to Russian invasion.

Cardinal Gambetti told an Italian television audience that the right to national self-defense is a “cornerstone” of Church teaching on the moral use of force. His statement contrasted with the recent words of Pope Francis, who said that there is “no such thing as just war.”

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