(a) reaffirms the words of the Conference of 1930 that "war as a method of settling international disputes is incompatible with the teaching and example of our Lord Jesus Christ";
(b) states emphatically that it condemns the use of nuclear and bacteriological weapons;
(c) holds that it is the concern of the Church
(i) to uphold and extend the right of conscientious objection;
(ii) to oppose persistently the claim that total war or the use of weapons however ruthless or indiscriminate can be justified by results;
(d) urges upon Christians the duty to support international action either through the United Nations or otherwise to settle disputes justly without recourse to war; to work towards the abolition of the competitive supply of armaments; and to develop adequate machinery for the keeping of a just and permanent peace.