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War & Statecraft

From the March 2004 Print Edition

In October 2002, George Weigel of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., delivered a lecture on “Moral Clarity in a Time of War” [see FT, January 2003]. The lecture was a response to various statements from religious leaders in the run-up to the conflict in Iraq, most of . . . . Continue Reading »


From the August/September 2001 Print Edition

Avery Cardinal Dulles carefully lays out the Catholic Church’s traditional teaching on capital punishment (” Catholicism and Capital Punishment ,” April), but unfortunately neglects any serious engagement with the text of the Church’s most authoritative articulation to date on . . . . Continue Reading »