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Pope Francis welcomes delegates during the international disarmament symposium held at the Vatican

Pope Francis welcomes delegates during the international disarmament symposium held at the Vatican

Pax Christi urges leaders to listen to Pope on disarmament

13/11/2017 16:35

A leading campaigner for peace has expressed hope that Pope Francis’s condemnation of nuclear weapons can influence the current “serious and frightening exchange” between the United States and North Korea.

Atomic bomb survivor, Masako Wada, was one of the participatns at the Vatican symposium on nuclear disarmament

Atomic bomb survivor, Masako Wada, was one of the participatns at the Vatican symposium on nuclear disarmament

The Vatican calls for integral nuclear disarmament

12/11/2017 14:54

The Vatican is calling for integral nuclear disarmament. According to the preliminary conclusions of a just-ended high level symposium organized in the Vatican, integral disarmament is both an urgent immediate need and a long-term process.

 

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations.

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations.

Holy See: Peace of nuclear deterrence "a tragic illusion"

27/09/2016 12:39

The Vatican told the United Nations on Monday “nuclear arms offer a false sense of security, and that the uneasy peace promised by nuclear deterrence is a tragic illusion.”

 

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Vatican calls for wider definition of Weapons of Mass Destruction

24/08/2016 09:54

The Vatican has called on the international community to expand the definition of a ‘weapon of mass destruction’ to include “devastatingly powerful conventional weapons used to perpetrate war crimes and crimes against humanity.”

 

A proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada, USA.  A high level colloquium in London 24-25 May examined Catholic Approaches to Nuclear Proliferation

The interior of a proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada, USA. A high level colloquium in London 24-25 May examined Catholic Approaches to Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament

UK: High level Catholic colloquium on Nuclear Disarmament

26/05/2016 16:52

Bishops, Catholic scholars, and policy specialists from nine countries gathered in London this week in a Colloquium to discuss Catholic Approaches to Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament.   

 

Archbishop Paul Gallagher

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States

Vatican welcomes Iran agreement, urges greater nuclear disarmament

15/09/2015 10:40

In a statement to the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, the Vatican's 'foreign minister' welcomed Iran’s efforts to reduce or convert its nuclear facilities to peaceful purposes in return for the lifting of economic sanctions

Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Holy See's Permanent Observer: credibility of NPT at stake

12/05/2015 10:36

The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, told his fellow delegates the credibility of the Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty is at stake.

 

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington.

White House defends Iran nuclear deal

08/04/2015 10:48

White House: Wait until final details before evaluating Iran nuclear deal