Monday, April 09, 2007

Holy War?

In Sunday's (4/8/07) NYTimes Magazine section the Pope is calling for the re-christenization of Europe. In his Easter sermon Pope Benedict XVI decried the "continual slaughter" in Iraq and unrest in Afghanistan, denouncing violence in the name of religion. He almost, but not quite, called the war in Iraq an unjust war.
Meanwhile, back in the US of A, the Rev. Jerry Falwell, who has said that God was pro-war (!) (1.31.2004) on shown on CNN overnight saying that the war in Iraq was just.

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