Catholic conscience and nuclear weapons

by Joseph J. FaheyPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This essay briefly explores the history of Catholic ethics on war and peace. It then discusses Catholic social teaching regarding nuclear weapons, and the movement from conditional acceptance to the position of the unacceptability of even possessing nuclear weapons because they are intrinsically evil. The essay … Continue reading Catholic conscience and nuclear weapons

Bishop Gumbleton named Bishop President Emeritus by National Council

Dear members and supporters of Pax Christi USA, I am pleased to announce on behalf of the National Council that Bishop Thomas Gumbleton has been named Bishop President Emeritus of Pax Christi USA in honor of his decades-long commitment to the Catholic peace movement. Bishop Gumbleton’s involvement with Pax Christi USA dates back to his … Continue reading Bishop Gumbleton named Bishop President Emeritus by National Council