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What is meant by Pacifism?

The belief that all war or fighting is wrong.

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What is meant by justice?

The fair treatment of people.

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What is a Holy War?

A war fought for religious reasons.

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What is a 'Just War'?

A war fought according to particular conditions. Usually to bring about justice.

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What is meant by War?

When two o r more countries or groups of people fight against one another.

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What is meant by murder?

The deliberate act of killing another person

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What is meant by Capital Punishment?

Punishment by death.

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What is a conscientious objector?

Someone who refuses to fight in a war because their conscience tells them not to.

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What is meant by social injustice?

When people in society are not given the same rights as others.

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What is meant by Liberation Theology?

A belief or movement that is concerned with issues of equality for all; based on the teaching of the Bible.