For peace, against war: literary selections
National Catholic Register
August 28, 2013
U.S. Military Action in Syria Could Spark World War, Syrian Bishop Warns
By CNA/EWTN NEWS
ALEPPO, Syria: A Catholic bishop in Aleppo has warned that U.S. and foreign military action in the war-torn country could ignite a global war, making the “tragic situation” in Syria much worse.
“The only road to peace is dialogue,” said Bishop Antoine Audo. “War will not take us anywhere.”
“People live in anguish, not knowing what awaits them, and this has been happening during the two years of conflict,” he told the Missionary International Service News Agency.
The Chaldean Catholic bishop of Aleppo, one of the cities worst affected by the turmoil, is also the president of Caritas Syria.
He spoke amid escalating international discussions of how to respond to reported chemical-weapons attacks in the country.
On Aug. 26, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry alleged it was “undeniable”…
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