Catholics must act on Francis’ mandate to abolish nuclear weapons

by Art LaffinPax Christi USA Teacher of Peace During his historic visit to Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 2019, Pope Francis declared that "the use of atomic energy for purposes of war is immoral, just as the possessing of nuclear weapons is immoral." The pontiff said the world "must never grow weary of working to support the principal … Continue reading Catholics must act on Francis’ mandate to abolish nuclear weapons

Pax Christi International statement in commemoration of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

from Pax Christi International On these solemn days of 6 and 9 August 2021, we commemorate the men, women and children of Japan who perished when the United States used atomic bombs against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Tens of thousands of people were killed in the initial explosions and many more … Continue reading Pax Christi International statement in commemoration of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings