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Jesus spoke of it Kahlil Gibran wrote about it Mahatma Ghandi demonstrated about it The Beatles sang about it and most importantly is has been shown through the ages by humble deeds - Peace that is The way to peace is through love Love cannot be forced and it cannot be found through sloth therefore for peace to flourish it must be wanted and acted upon accordingly by the people who will grow under it However to have peace there must be only peace it cannot be interrupted by acts of violence or aggression and it especially cannot exist when those who are supposedly working for it also engage in violent acts on the side In other words pacifism is the only way to achieve peace Catholicism supports pacifism but it also supports the Just-War Theory which is a set of rules that must be followed to make a war just It includes a just cause- war must confront a real and certain danger competent authority- war must be declared by those responsible for public order there must be right intentions and it must be a last resort It is unclear how anyone could call themselves a Christian and fight in wars at the same time when in the Ten Commandments it clearly states Thou shalt not kill That phrase is alone it is not followed by a list of exceptions and loop holes to the commandment Next Jesus the founder of Christianity said to do unto others as you would have then do unto you If a person is of sane mind that person does not wish to die therefore killing deliberately breaks Jesus rule Not only does being a Christian and fighting wars break simple rules of the faith but if you are a true believer in Christianity it is also absurd What is the purpose of a so-called just war To stop an immediate danger that threatens safety and peace and
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