NEWS STORY: Pope backs armed intervention to protect civilians in internal conflicts

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c. 1999 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY _ Asserting that”human rights have no borders,”Pope John Paul II said Monday (Dec. 13) armed intervention in internal conflicts is justified to protect civilian populations from”an unjust aggressor.””Crimes against humanity cannot be considered an internal affair of a nation,”the Roman Catholic pontiff said in his message for the […]

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