Catholic church leaders’ statement welcoming the new UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons

For a PDF of this statement with a list of signatories, click here. We, Catholic church leaders from around the world, welcome the entry into force on 22 January 2021 of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. We are encouraged that a majority of UN Member States actively support the new … Continue reading Catholic church leaders’ statement welcoming the new UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons

STATEMENT: On the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons becoming international law

“For her part, the Catholic Church is irrevocably committed to promoting peace between peoples and nations. This is a duty to which the Church feels bound before God and every man and woman in our world. We must never grow weary of working to support the principal international legal instruments of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, … Continue reading STATEMENT: On the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons becoming international law