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Jackie Turvey Tait is a tutor on the CRES Course at Ripon College, Cuddesdon, and a research associate at Liverpool John Moores University.
A Ukrainian sniper on the front line in the Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, on Jan. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Jackie Turvey TaitTobias Winright
Just war principles do not require Western nations to practice pacifism or ignore Russian aggression in Ukraine. But they may still guide nations to a nonviolent resolution, and Pope Francis can help.