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Pope Francis denounces nuclear weapons possession

Pope Francis denounces nuclear weapons possession

On Friday Nov 10, Pope Francis denounced the possession of nuclear weapons, in what appears to be a departure from the Roman Catholic Church’s position of conditional (and temporary) acceptance of nuclear deterrence and mutually assured destruction. In a presentation...
What are you doing for Nuclear Abolition Day, Sep 26?

What are you doing for Nuclear Abolition Day, Sep 26?

(Cover image: Sculpture at the UN in New York made from fragments of Soviet SS-20 and United States Pershing nuclear missiles. UN Photo/Milton Grant) September 26 is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (Nuclear Abolition Day). It was...
50 countries the first to sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

50 countries the first to sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

On Wednesday 20 September, the new Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons officially opened for signature, and responsible countries from around the world started signing up. Brazil was the first country to sign, followed by 50 other countries representing all...