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An image provided by the North Korean government of an intercontinental ballistic missile

An image provided by the North Korean government of an intercontinental ballistic missile

Pope Francis appeals for nuclear disarmament and climate change action

10/12/2017 14:04

Pope Francis on Sunday said he is close to the families of missing fishermen in India in the wake of Cyclone Okhi, he appealed for nuclear disarmament and action to mitigate climate change. His words came after the recitation of the Angelus Prayer in St. Peter’s Square.

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.

 

Vatican's international symposium on nuclear disarmament, Nov. 10-11, 2017.

Vatican's international symposium on nuclear disarmament, Nov. 10-11, 2017.

Vatican hosting high-level symposium against nuclear weapons

07/11/2017 11:25

Nobel peace laureates, representatives of the UN, NATO, bishops’ conferences, faith groups,  and experts are attending the Nov. 10-11 international symposium. 

 

Greg Burke, the Director of the Holy See Press Office

Greg Burke, the Director of the Holy See Press Office. On Monday, Burke issued a statement on an upcoming conference on nuclear disarmament, organized by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Statement of Holy See Press Office on Nuclear Disarmament

30/10/2017 13:48

Greg Burke, the Director of the Holy See Press Office, has issued a statement on an upcoming conference on nuclear disarmament. 

 

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) at a press conference after the Nobel Peace Prize was announced on Friday

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear arms group

06/10/2017 17:10

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Archbishop Bernardito Auza

ABP Auza: Hope for a nuclear weapon free world with Treaty

28/09/2017 07:48

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations delivered a statement on Tuesday at a High-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons which is observed on September.

 

Archbishop Paul Gallagher

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, addressing the UN General Assembly in New York

Vatican at UN calls for nuclear-free world

26/09/2017 12:31

The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, urging governments to do more to prevent wars, protect human dignity and work for a nuclear-free world.