Statements from Church Leaders on Iraq, 2003

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  • 2014
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Church Leaders From Around the World

Quotes by the Holy See and Catholic Bishops' Conferences from Around the World

Challenge is to Make Peace a Lifestyle
Translation of Statement by John Paul II
Given before praying the Angelus at St. Peter's Square, March 6, 2003

Statement by the Permanent Observer of the Holy See Before the First Committee of the 57th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Disarmament
Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Address at the Annual Session of the Commission on Disarmament, April 1, 2003

Statement on Iraq After Meeting with President Bush
Cardinal Pio Laghi, March 5, 2003

Homily on Ash Wednesday
Cardinal Pio Laghi, March 5, 2003

Holy Father's Message for Lent 2003
January 7, 2003

Statements by Individual United States Bishops

2003 World Day of Peace Message
Pope John Paul II, January 1, 2003

Address of His Holiness Pope John Paul II to the Diplomatic Corps
January 13, 2003

On The Feast of the Annunciation of Mary
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, 25 March 2003

A Plea for Solidarity in Prayer for Peace
To the Chaldean Catholics of the Eparchy of St. Peter the Apostle, and To the Roman Catholics of the Diocese of San Diego
March 21, 2003

War: Civilization Deserves Better
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, At the World Council of Churches Center in Geneva, March 20, 2003

Let Us Pray for That Peace That Only God Can Give
Bishop Donald W. Wuerl, March 20, 2003

Statement on War in Iraq
Bishop Carl F. Mengeling, March 20, 2003

Statement on Conflict with Iraq
Bishop Walter F. Sullivan, March 20, 2003

Mass for Peace and Our Armed Forces
Most Reverend Anthony M. Pilla, March 20, 2003

Reaction to War in Iraq
Bishop Kenneth A. Angell, March 20, 2003

Statement on the Onset of U.S. War on Iraq
Bishop Arthur N. Tafoya, March 20, 2003

Statement as the War Commences
Bishop John F. Kinney, March 19, 2003

Statement on Possibility of War
Bishop William E. Franklin, March 18, 2003

I Pray No to War in Iraq
Bishop Arthur N. Tafoya, February 15, 2003

Statement on the Possibility of a War with Iraq
Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, January 2003

A Personal Day of Prayer for Peace
Bishop Donald W. Wuerl, January 5, 2003

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