Posts Tagged ‘drones’

Drone assassination awareness week

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Six days and nights of fasting and prayer in solidarity with drone assassination victims and families have been arranged to promote Drone Awareness Week. It will take placein wellington between 26 February and 3 March and will be centred in a Vigil Bus. Anyone is are welcome to join the bus at any time, day or Read more

Extra security for Pope after Paris attacks

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Pope Francis’s personal security detail was nearly doubled at his general audience on Wednesday in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. Francis was surrounded by nearly 20 dark-suited bodyguards during his tour through St Peter’s Square aboard his open-sided popemobile, more than the normal 12 who usually jog alongside him. At each of the Read more

Drone used to drop abortion pills in Poland

Friday, June 26th, 2015

On Saturday June 27th a drone will fly packages of abortion pills from Frankfurt an der Oder in Germany to Słubice in Poland. Arriving at the Polish town of Slubice on Saturday, the drone aims to drop several packages of pills weighing under 5kg in total. The packets are to be received by women’s groups, Read more

Bishops query targeted killing by US drones

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Invoking just-war criteria, the United States Catholic bishops have questioned the moral legitimacy of the Obama administration’s use of drones in counter-terrorism actions. “Targeted killing should, by definition, be highly discriminatory,” said letters from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to National Security Advisor Thomas Donilon and members of Congress. The letters questioning the use Read more