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Prof. Fred van Iersel appointed as Adviser to internal military organization working with the Vatican

Fred van Iersel, professor at the Endowed Chair for Military Chaplaincy Studies (Religion and Ethics in the Context of the Armed Forces), has been appointed theological Adviser for Catrholic NGO AMI (Apostolat Militaire International).

AMI is an NGO working in the domain of military ethics; it advises the Vatican on military affairs. AMI's international presidency will be taken over by the Netherlands at January 1str, 2018 till january 1st, 2021.

At the moment the Catholic Church worldwide reasseses the 'Just War theory'. AMI plays a part in this process.