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We need a just war tradition that is clear and attempts to regulate modern warfare (AP)

Why we still need just war theory

Campaigners are urging the Vatican to abandon the tradition. They don’t realise how much it has already evolved

Plus: Charles Guthrie on the perils of pacifism

Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered for the Angelus in St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP)

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A bulldozer destroys Mar Elian monastery in Qaryatain (AINA.org)

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Pope Pius XII pictured during a radio broadcast from the Vatican in 1947 (AP Photo/Luigi Felici)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/03/15

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Francis arrives for this morning's general audience (AP)

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Francis greets representatives of indigenous people before the audience (AP)

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An unmanned US Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, in Afghanistan, last year (PA)

Drones ‘can never replace the human capacity for moral reasoning,’ says Archbishop Tomasi

An unmanned drone flies over Afghanistan (Photo: PA)

Mark Shea says the Obama administration’s lawless drone campaign is claiming innocent lives

A US Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field in southern Afghanistan (AP)

According to some, drones in Waziristan are causing total social collapse. Who is telling the truth?

Pope Benedict blesses the faithful at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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