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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

Pope Francis said that Christians must try to understand difference (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope has delivered a video message to participants at the “Together for Europe” gathering in Munich

Syrian children in a makeshift school, in a refugee camp in the eastern town of Kab Elias, Lebanon (AP)

Pope Francis has delivered a video message to help launch Caritas Internationalis’s Syria: Peace is Possible campaign

Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI during a June 28 ceremony at the Vatican marking the 65th anniversary of the retired pope's priestly ordination. (CNS) photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The 65th anniversary of Benedict XVI’s ordination as a priest was celebrated at the Vatican with the retired pope and Pope Francis in attendance

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience  (AP)

The Pope continued his catechetical series on prayer at his latest general audience

Christian missionaries with a Khasi tribal woman in Guwahati, India.  (CNS photo/EPA)

Pope Francis said that young people who are fed up with materialism should consider becoming missionaries

Pope Francis understands misrule from living in Argentina (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

We know that Francis is capable of plain speaking when he needs to be

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope spoke at the event organised by environmental organisations including the Focolare Movement of Rome

Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope’s exhortation makes a crucial reference to John Paul II’s encyclical Familiaris Consortio

The document will ignite further debate (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Those who wanted the issue settled so they can get on with life peacefully are likely to be disappointed