I do not see where all this will lead us. Is it possible that people do not understand that bombs do not solve anything? Once again I appeal to try and find a diplomatic solution, perhaps through the mediation of some African leaders. He who encourages this war must understand that Gheddafi will not give up. This risks creating a very lengthy crisis with an uncertain outcome.
24 March 2011
His Excellency the Most Reverend Giovanni Innocenzo Martinelli, Apostolic Vicar of Triopoli, has warned that the airstrikes against Libya will not be helfpful, saying: