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Our friends from Catholic Culture have a piece reporting that the bishops have given the A-Okay for conquest in Libya:

Military intervention in Libya, in the judgment of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), “appears to meet” the just-cause criterion of Catholic teaching on just war. The USCCB, however, cautioned that it has “refrained from making definitive judgments” in light of “many prudential decisions beyond our expertise.”

First of all, don't you love the Newspeak?  They essentially 'Catholic approve' Obama's bloodlust, but then immediately absolve themselves of any responsibility with a wormy 'it's beyond our expertise.'  Perhaps if the bishops actually had faith in the Catholic Church they would have 'the expertise'

In any event, I think much of this has to do with the significant sums of cash the bishops get from the federal government, which stands to increase immensely with Obama's annexation of all heathcare.  It is so rich listening to modernistic prelates patronize historical Church figures for 'worldly concerns' when in fact this crew is so awful and divorced from the faith that Alexander VI would be a dramatic positive step. 

Not to mention bishops of yesteryear who were given to worldly pursuits at least had good tastes and went for empires; our contemporaries are anemic even in their covetousness.

This in an open question for the gallery: It is a precept of the Church for us to support it financially, however what is one to do in these times?  I lean towards donating to SSPX even though these isn't a chapel near me.  Personally, I simply have not been able to feed this machine for several months.
The usccb is wrong on Libya.  Just as they as a group have been wrong on most issues in the past decade.
I completely disagree with the USCCB on almost every issue, including this one.
morons, bud the heck out, Libya aint nowhere near the United States, USCCB have no authority to say anything or make any judgment especially on this which they no nothing about

USSCB = Union of the Socialist Sodomite Catholic Bishops?
Which parts of the criteria does the war not meet?

    * the damage inflicted by the aggressor on the nation or community of nations must be lasting, grave, and certain;
    * all other means of putting an end to it must have been shown to be impractical or ineffective;
    * there must be serious prospects of success;
    * the use of arms must not produce evils and disorders graver than the evil to be eliminated. The power as well as the precision of modern means of destruction weighs very heavily in evaluating this condition.
I'd say that in every modern war "the use of arms [produces] evils and disorders graver than the evil to be eliminated." I'm a contingent pacifist (specifically what's known as a "just war pacifist") like that.
This news is wryly humorous, because earlier, the USCCB was completely against Bush's wars. 

So, I guess for the USCCB it's okay to go to war if you're a democrat.

Pharisees, they are.
Obama said it's a just war...excuse me...kinetic military since Obama is the USCCCPB's messiah, if it's good enough for's good enough for the commie bishops.
(04-03-2011, 02:20 PM)Petertherock Wrote: [ -> ]excuse me...kinetic military action...

excuse me, it's a fluid humanitarian response to a man-made disaster
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