“It is impossible to make a moral case for continued nuclear weapon testing”, the Holy See has pleaded at the United Nations.
Every mainstream media outlet is covering the protests contesting the elections results in Belarus. Could this be the new Ukraine? Maybe not, but it is definitely a continuation of the White-West’s attempts to get closer to Russia’s border.
Catholic peace group Pax Christi has warned the world is “at a tipping point” in the effort to reduce the threat of nuclear war and eliminate nuclear weapons.
In an address February 14 to the 5th Geneva Interfaith Dialogue on the theme “Loving one’s Neighbor”, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, decried the $1.8 trillion the world spent on arms in 2019.
The German Catholic and Protestant Churches have blasted as “lamentable” current EU arms exports controls.
A Catholic peace organisation has warned the European Union not to be drawn into “dubious military campaigns” or a “fresh rearmament drive”.
The international Catholic peace movement Pax Christi has given new Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) recommendations for policy action.
The Austrian branch of the Catholic nonviolence movement Pax Christi has called on Churches to speak out in this time of “exaggerated nationalism, contempt for humanity and racism” and when “the danger of war increases through militarism, armaments and arms exports”.
Church groups along with a total of 61 NGOs have written an open letter to Members of the European Parliament to express their “deep concern” about policy proposals.