Nuclear weapons banned! 50th ratification of the United Nations treaty

from Pax Christi International “Any use of nuclear weapons would be abhorrent to the principles of humanity.” ~from the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons For decades Pax Christi International has been working toward a nuclear weapon-free world with members and partners from every corner of the world. (Nuclear disarmament has been a top … Continue reading Nuclear weapons banned! 50th ratification of the United Nations treaty

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