Posts Tagged ‘Nuclear’

Holy See – nuclear security needs global ethic of responsibility Comments 0

Friday, December 9th, 2016

The Holy See says the international community must “embrace an ethic of responsibility”. It says it is essential to create “a climate of trust, and to strengthen cooperative security through multilateral dialogue.” The comments were made at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Monseigneur  Antoine Camilleri, Undersecretary for Relations with States said Read more

Nuclear weapons – US bishops and the UN agree Comments 0

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Catholic Bishops in the US support the Comprehensive  [Nuclear Weapons] Test Ban Treaty. Their stance echoes Vatican statements about North Korea’s nuclear capabilities and Pope Francis’s concerns. The U.S. bishops’ conference “welcomes the action of the U.N. Security Council …,” Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, N.M. said. He says the Conference encourages “this important Read more

A world without nuclear weapons Comments 1

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
Refugees running for their lives

At any moment, you could be within 30 minutes of being incinerated from nuclear weapons! You are in harm’s way if you live in or near a large U.S. city or major military installation. And considering that radiation fallout from a nuclear attack would hurt virtually everyone, and cause irreparable harm to our earth-home, we Read more

Vatican seeks ban on chemical and nuclear weapons Comments 0

Friday, October 25th, 2013

In an address to a United Nations committee, the Vatican’s representative has called for a total ban on chemical and nuclear weapons. “It is sadly ironic that states vociferous in their condemnation of chemical weapons are silent on the continued possession of nuclear weapons,” said Archbishop Francis Chullikatt. “The international community must appeal and act Read more

Archbishop Francis Chullikat: Nuclear disarmament Comments 0

Friday, July 15th, 2011

The “nuclear question” is at once complex and straightforward: what do we do with the Cold War legacy of thousands of the most destructive weapons humankind has ever created? For more than 60 years since the dawn of the nuclear age, the world, and particularly the Church, has grappled with the role of these weapons, Read more