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Tony Blair addresses  troops in Basra in 2004 (PA)

It is only thanks to just war theory that we can articulate why the invasion was immoral

Iraqi Christians at Mass last Christmas Eve in a Christian refugee camp in Irbil, northern Iraq (AP)

British diplomats and French leaders were among those to warn about religious conflict in post-invasion Iraq

Tony Blair and George Bush outside Downing Street in 2003 (PA)

Tony Blair presented evidence on weapons of mass destruction ‘with a certainty that was not justified’, inquiry finds

Pope Francis and Chancellor Merkel met in the Vatican on Saturday (PA)

The German chancellor traveled to the Vatican to discuss the upcoming G7 summit with the Pope

Maronite bishop prays during Mass at New York cathedral for safety of Orthodox leaders kidnapped in Syria (CNS)

Bishop Mansour said that Jesus was not a ‘passive victim’

An Iraqi Christian refugee holds a 12-day-old baby in Ankawa (CNS))

The Royal Prerogative was, in effect, abolished on the basis of a PR campaign that required Parliamentary consent to establish legitimacy for going to war, and Iraqi minorities are paying the price

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard the flight from Tel Aviv to Rome last month

Much of what he says in his public statements appears not entirely intellectually well thought through; at times it is even totally incoherent

Iraqis who have fled the violence in their hometown of Mosul reach for a fruit during a food distribution at Khazir refugee camp  (PA)

As we contemplate the fate of Catholics in Mosul, this should be a time of mourning.

US soldiers take part in the casing ceremony for 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, the last American combat brigade to serve in Iraq (Photo: PA)

Perhaps now the US will end its policy of intervention in order to make future Iraqs impossible

Bishop Warduni blesses coffins of victims of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Warduni says his country still has no law, no government, and terrorists ‘come and go as they please’