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Further, nothing, except sin, is contrary to an act of virtue. But war is contrary to peace. Therefore war is always a sin.
Translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province
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"Further, nothing, except sin, is contrary to an act of virtue. But war is contrary to peace. Therefore war is always a sin." Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica (1274).
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