War & Peace

Yury Melkonyan, 64, sits in his house, damaged by shelling from Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Shosh village outside Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo)
Kevin Clarke October 21, 2020
Advocates warned that the Azerbaijani offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh could represent only the beginning of a renewed, genocidal aggression against the Armenian people.
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Thomas P. Harmon October 16, 2020
The question Lewis proposed is analogous to the one we have to deal with now: What use is it to study during wartime? 
Catholic News Service October 08, 2020
Since 1988 Armenia and Azerbaijan have had an undeclared war over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, which lies inside Azerbaijan, but has an ethnic Armenian majority.
As part of our larger coverage of “Fratelli Tutti,” the latest encyclical letter from Pope Francis, America asked a number of theologians and church experts to contribute a brief response, including their perspectives on its potential impact and its particular areas of import.
Sister Platte would be overjoyed to see just war theory challenged and nuclear weapons condemned at the level of a papal encyclical, a moral vision she championed for over 40 years.
Robert Rubsam October 02, 2020
Jean Giono's narrators are often grounded in a kind of eternal present, where the coach will always run and a certain tree will always stand, moving us by degrees into the uneasy past of narrative.