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Category: Nuclear arms treaty

Bishop urges U.S. to recommit to ending arms race head of treaty review

The chairman of U.S. bishops’ committee dealing with international affairs has called on the United States to move toward preventing a modern-day nuclear arms race.

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Assisi archbishop welcomes treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

Giving thanks that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into force Jan. 22, the archbishop of Assisi insisted that ensuring peace for humanity would require further steps, including working for justice and removing threats to human life at all stages of its development.

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Catholic bishop urges extension of last remaining U.S.-Russia arms pact

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace urged an extension of the last remaining nuclear arms control agreement between the United States and Russia. Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, Illinois, said in a Jan. 15 statement that extending the bilateral treaty

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Bishops say UK should eliminate nuclear arsenal, use money for poor

The UK should “forsake” its nuclear arsenal and spend the money it saves on helping the poorest people of society, Catholic bishops said.

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Vatican representative calls on U.S. to sign nuclear-test-ban treaty

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the absurdity of “pouring valuable resources into the maintenance of weapons of destruction while so many on this planet are struggling to survive,” a Vatican representative told a U.N. meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day Against Nuclear Tests.

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