Pope John Paul II on Saturday denounced the war against Iraq as threatening the "fate of humanity" in his first public comments on the U.S-led attacks.Read the full story @ Yahoo! News
"When war, as in these days in Iraq, threatens the fate of humanity, it is ever more urgent to proclaim, with a strong and decisive voice, that only peace is the road to follow to construct a more just and united society," John Paul said. "Violence and arms can never resolve the problems of men."
The pontiff said that peace is "a gift of God and a humble and constant achievement by men."
Saturday, March 22, 2003
Pope Says War Threatens Fate of Humanity