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UK Bishops hail Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty as historic milestone via Vatican News

By Vatican News staff reporter On Friday, 22 January 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) comes into force. Road to ratification This Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty is the first legally binding international agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: the possession of nuclear weapons should be firmly condemned via Catholic Herald

Pope Francis indicated that deterrence is no longer acceptable The existence of nuclear weapons creates a false sense of security that holds international relations hostage and stifles peaceful coexistence, Pope Francis said. “The threat of their use as well as … Continue reading

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Pope Francis denounces nuclear power via Nuclear-News

[…]This is probably the first clear-cut criticism of the “civil use” of nuclear power issued by the Vatican. The Pope expressed his conviction during an ad limina meeting with the Japanese bishops on March 20. “The destruction of nature is … Continue reading

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Vatican welcomes Iran agreement, urges greater nuclear disarmament via Vatican Radio

[…] The Vatican’s foreign minister spoke of the IAEA’s important role in promoting sustainable and integral human development, using nuclear technologies for improving agriculture, pollution control, water management, nutrition and food safety, and infectious disease control. But he also insisted … Continue reading

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Americans of faith must reconsider stands on nuclear weapons (COMMENTARY) via Religious News Service

(RNS) Setsuko Thurlow was 13 when “progress” came to Hiroshima in a white-hot flash. In the dark silence following the nuclear bomb blast, Thurlow recalls children crying, “Mama, help me. God, help me.” Her sister lived for four days. Many … Continue reading

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