Bishop Urges End to Afghan Conflict

The bishop who heads the Military Diocese of Great Britain has urged the British government to equip adequately the armed forces serving in Afghanistan and to use diplomacy to bring an end to the 8-year-old conflict. Bishop Richard Moth said in a homily during a Remembrance Sunday Mass on Nov. 8 in Westminster Cathedral in London that each day “more names are added to the list of those who have lost their lives.

“While there is no such thing as war without risk, those currently serving deserve all the necessary support and resources they need to fulfill the task they have been given,” the bishop said on the day that Britain honors its war dead.

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