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 Urges Abolition of Nuclear Weapons During Japan Visit

24 November 2019 Pope Francis has made an impassioned appeal for the abolition of nuclear weapons during a visit to Nagasaki, one of the two Japanese cities targeted by atomic bombs during World War Two. He decried the "unspeakable horror" of nuclear weapons and insisted they were "not the answer" for global peace. At least … Continue reading Pope Urges Abolition of Nuclear Weapons During Japan Visit