GENERAL PEACE & WAR RELATED WEB :
Limitations on the Conduct of War
Fighting to gain only a stalemate is immoral. Although only lawful means should be used, the goal of the war should be victory. If the war is justified and the object of the war is to restore peace, then anything less than victory is not just. To put one’s subjects through the suffering that accompanies any war, when the conditions at the end of the war will be little different from those before the war began, is gross injustice.
How do we Decide when it is Right to Fight for Our Country?
Third, private property must be respected and may only be taken when necessary to conduct the war. Looting is not justified. On the other hand, the enemy’s military property may be confiscated or destroyed. Public, non-military property may also be occupied or confiscated.
What If Nazi Germany Won World War II
It is true that war is a punishment for sin. However, as with everything that is evil, a faithful Catholic, with the help of God’s grace, can bring good out of the evil. After all, we are members of the Church Militant. When we received the Sacrament of Confirmation, we became “soldiers of Christ.” The Church has excellent reasons for using these war-like phrases. In order to save our souls, we must “fight the good fight .” The reality is that our fallen world includes war. In the spiritual sense, in order to save our souls, we must wage war against Satan and his legions.