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What Does Catholic Just-War Doctrine Say About Israel and Hamas?

Jack Guez
A picture taken Oct. 23 from the southern Israeli city of Sderot shows smoke and debris ascending over the northern Gaza Strip following an Israeli strike, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. Thousands of people, both Israeli and Palestinian, have died since Oct. 7, after Gaza-based Palestinian Hamas militants entered southern Israel in a surprise attack, leading Israel to declare war on Hamas on Oct. 8.

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