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Catholics say diplomacy with North Korea, Iran needed to keep peace

Catholics say diplomacy with North Korea, Iran needed to keep peace

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

More than 750 Catholics called on President Donald Trump and Congress to seek diplomatic solutions to defuse rising tensions between the United States and North Korea and to assure that the U.S. remains a party to the Iran nuclear deal.

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South Korean Catholics pray for Olympics as tensions build in North

South Korean Catholics pray for Olympics as tensions build in North

| Alastair Wanklyn | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Parishes in the South Korean province that will host the 2018 Winter Olympics are praying for the event’s success as tensions increase between Washington and Pyongyang, a spokesman for South Korea’s Diocese of Chuncheon told Catholic News Service.

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Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say

Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say

| Mark Pattison | August 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

The just-war criteria that would justify armed conflict with North Korea over its nuclear testing and threats to launch missiles have not been met, said ethicists interviewed by Catholic News Service.

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Catholics on Guam pray for peace amid threats by North Korea

Catholics on Guam pray for peace amid threats by North Korea

| Tony C. Diaz | August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church on Guam is urging its members and all people on the island to be prayerful and stay centered in Christ amid threats of missile attacks by North Korea.

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Bishop Cantu calls for diplomacy to ease U.S.-North Korea differences

Bishop Cantu calls for diplomacy to ease U.S.-North Korea differences

| Dennis Sadowski | August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Diplomacy and political engagement are necessary to resolve the differences between the United States and North Korea and avoid a military conflict, the chairman of a U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committee said in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Vatican concerned about North Korea’s nuclear capabilities

Vatican concerned about North Korea’s nuclear capabilities

| Cindy Wooden | September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis and the Vatican are concerned about continuing tensions on the Korean peninsula “on account of the nuclear tests carried out by North Korea,” the Vatican spokesman confirmed.

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