Masters of War

“Many powerful people don’t want peace because they live off war.  This is serious.  Some powerful people make their living with the production of arms.  It’s the industry of death.”  ~Pope Francis (source)

Popes have done this all of my life.

They’re against war in general, but have never come out against a specific war.  They have never once said, “If you are Catholic, you have to sit this one out.”

You can’t use birth control, you can’t get a divorce, and Lord help you if you’re gay; but if you want to take a gun and kill somebody, they won’t stand in your way.

They might even wave their flags and cheer as you go marching past.

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