In the News, August 27th

Today’s news is dominated by the developing crisis is Syria. International pressure is building for a retaliation to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government.

Many in the military are wary of the ability to take out all of Syria’s chemical weapons from the air.

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Archbishop Mario Zenari, apostolic nuncio in Syria, said that the international community has the responsibility to respond to the crisis. 

 

In other news, the Catholic News Service is covering the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, showing a uniquely Catholic angle. 

 

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is warning that the U.S. will hit the debt ceiling in mid-October

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