“Legitimate defense can be not only a right but a grave duty for one who is responsible for the lives of others. … For this reason, those who legitimately hold authority also have the right to use arms to repel aggressors against the civil community entrusted to their responsibility.” (CCC 2265)
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As the tensions deepen, moral theologians explain the well-established part of Church teaching and thought.
On Tuesday the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was stormed by a crowd of thousands of protesters and Iran’s head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force, Qasem Suleimani was alleged to have been behind the attacks.