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What is Pacifism?

The Belief of People who Refuse to Take Part in War and Any Other Form of Violence.

2

Why was Jesus a Pacifist?

- He Taught that Force shouldn't be Used.
- He Nearly Always Refused to Allow Violence to be Used.

3

The Early Christians were ____________.

Pacifists.

4

There have been Some Influential Christians who ___________ to Use Violence, the Most Prominent of these During the 20th Century was Martin _________ King.

Refused...Luther...

5

In WW2, Pacifist Christians From Different Denominations Joined the Friends Ambulance _______ to Help Provide Medical ____________.

Unit...Support...

6

After WW2, a Group of Catholics Founded an Organisation Called Pax _________ (Peace of Christ) to Try to Reconcile the War-Torn Countries of __________.

Christi...Europe...

7

There has been an ____________ Emphasis on the Use of Non-Violent Approaches to Resolving Conflicts.

Increasing.

8

Pope Francis has Spoken Strongly ___________ the Use of Unnecessary Force and has Urged People to Pray for _________.

Against...Peace...

9

Some People in Britain Believe that it's Always Wrong to ________, Even in Self-Defence, while Others ___________ that in Practice Sometimes a War is a Better Alternative to the Consequences of __________.

Fight...Concede...Defeat...

10

People who Argue with Pacifism, whether to a Greater or Lesser Extent, Argue that War Causes Such ________________ and Damage that it's Always Preferable to Solve Problems through More _____________, Humane Means.

Destruction...Peaceful...

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In Contrast, Many People Believe that _________ is Necessary to Solve Certain Disputes.

Force.