Monday, March 10, 2003

Father Neuhaus on just war and Iraq

Christopher Hitchens on "the religion of peace" - Christianity.

Yes, he's being sarcastic. Fight about it here.

One wonders what it would take for the Vatican to condemn Saddam's regime. Baathism consecrates an entire country to the worship of a single human being. Its dictator has mosques named after himself. I'm not the expert on piety, but isn't there something blasphemous about this from an Islamic as well as a Christian viewpoint? I suppose if Saddam came out for partial-birth abortions or the ordination of women or the acceptance of the homosexual lifestyle he might be hit with a condemnation of some sort.

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