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New Mexico archbishop pushes for nuclear disarmament

Archbishop John Wester remembers a somber day on a 2017 trip to Japan where he heard the story of Japanese school children rushing to their classroom windows on an August day in 1945, attracted by the bright light of an atomic bomb detonating.

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Bishop welcomes pledge by five nuclear nations to prevent war, arms races

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace welcomed a pledge by five nuclear powers to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and new arms races.

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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 Bishops call for UK to “forsake nuclear arsenal”

The bishops’ statement quotes Pope Francis’s message to the United Nations, in which the Holy Father says complete elimination of nuclear weapons is a “moral and humanitarian imperative.”

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