Natural Law and Catholic Morals Do Not Justify Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
As of this writing, Putin’s troops are in the suburbs of Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, after invading that country by land, sea, and air.
Here we will consider just one aspect of the conflict: Is this a just war or not? In other words, did ex-KGB colonel Vladimir Putin have the right to invade Ukraine?
To analyze the issue properly, we must recall some principles of natural law and Catholic doctrine on just war…
Excerpt taken from: “Natural Law and Catholic Morals Do Not Justify Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine” article, published by The American Society for Tradition, Family, and Property | MARCH 5, 2022 American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (tfp.org)