Pope Francis Condemns Nuclear Weapons: So Why the Silence?

by Tony Magliano Two years ago, speaking before a Vatican sponsored international symposium titled “Prospects for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament,” Pope Francis said we cannot fail to be “genuinely concerned by the catastrophic humanitarian and environmental effects of any employment of nuclear devices. “If we also take into account … Continue reading Pope Francis Condemns Nuclear Weapons: So Why the Silence?

Pope Francis in Japan Is a Reminder of the Responsibility U.S. Bishops Have to Oppose Nuclear Weapons

by Nicholas Mele November 23 - 26, Pope Francis will visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki nine months before the 75th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of those two cities. Two years ago, at an international symposium on nuclear weapons and disarmament, the pope made clear his view of nuclear weapons: “…the threat of their use, as … Continue reading Pope Francis in Japan Is a Reminder of the Responsibility U.S. Bishops Have to Oppose Nuclear Weapons