The pope does not have power to tell the judges how to rule, but he can intervene at any time to pardon the defendants.
There was no request from the Department of State to intervene militarily on the night of the attack.
Russian Church Patriarch Kirill asked God to intervene to end the machinations of those who wanted to separate Russia and Ukraine.
Police tried to intervene, but Newton and Seale recited the authorizing law, and pushed ahead.
White House chief of staff Bill Daley was forced to intervene, holding individual meetings with all parties.
As I attempted to lift the lid of the piano, she stepped forward to help me raise it before the maids of honor could intervene.
And it thereupon became necessary for Beauchene to intervene.
It was not that I had saved my own life—I had managed to intervene between Helen and a fate worse than death.
She always resented any slight on it, and Mrs. Herriton had to intervene.
A contest took place between the Suevi and the Cherusci, in which Rome declined to intervene.