Posts Tagged ‘Nuclear arms’

Church leaders condemn increase in nuclear warheads

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Church leaders across seven denominations have issued a statement criticising the UK Government’s integrated review of foreign and defence policies which proposes to increase the UK’s nuclear warheads from 196 to 260. They described this as “a retrograde step that will not make any of us safer” adding: “It is immoral that the UK government Read more

The time is 2 minutes to nuclear midnight

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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“To call the world’s nuclear situation dire is to understate the danger and its immediacy,” warned Rachel Bronson, Ph.D., president of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Famous for their symbolic Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin’s highly respected scientists and 15 Nobel Laureate consultants recently moved the clock to two minutes before midnight – warning that Read more

Vatican renews call against nuclear arms

Friday, September 20th, 2013

The Vatican early this week renewed the Catholic church’s call for global disarmament of nuclear weapons, telling a yearly assembly of world leaders they must reject “the temptation to face new situations with old systems.” Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, told the conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency that Read more

Peace Sunday — 05 August 2012

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

“Making every effort to maintain the spirit of  unity in the bond of peace” (Ephesians  4:3b). Blessed are the Peacemakers Violence is something we live with on a daily basis. It can be felt as an unkind word, experienced as a physical injury or extreme hunger, or seen in spectacular actions of armed killers on the Read more