Friday, September 6, 2013

NM Catholic Bishops: Say No to Syrian Action

Archbishop James Sheehan
The New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops has sent the following letter to the state's congressional delegation urging them to vote against using military action in Syria.

"We believe that more lives and livelihoods will be destroyed by military intervention," the letter says.

 "On this question Pope Francis has been clear: "How much suffering, how much devastation, how much pain has the use of arms carried in its wake in that martyred country, especially among civilians and the unarmed!"

The complete letter is below: