“I am willing to suffer for the common good and for our sin of not loving our brothers and sisters, a condition that leads to war”, declares Martha Hennessy, 65, at sentencing for break-in at naval base
“Authentic and lasting international peace cannot rest on a balance of military power, but upon mutual trust”, the Holy See has reminded the world.
A delegation of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development represented Prefect Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson at a webinar entitled “Post-COVID Multilateral Cooperation: A Nuclear Weapons Free World?”.
A statement by the head of the Caritas Switzerland development policy department revealed that Swiss weapons are being used in the Yemeni war and seem to have fuelled the latent conflict between India and Pakistan.
The Missionary Society of St. Columban, commonly known as the Columbans, is marking the Season of Creation with a podcast series on the beauty of biodiversity and the threats it faces.
“It is impossible to make a moral case for continued nuclear weapon testing”, the Holy See has pleaded at the United Nations.
At a press conference today on “Preparing the future, building peace in the time of COVID-19”, Vatican officials proposed as a way of guaranteeing the coronavirus economic and social recovery that the world leave aside an arms race and reduce military spending to instead “‘race’ towards food, health and work security”.
The Justice and Peace Commission of the Swiss Bishops’ Conference (CES) opposes the expansion of arms exports from Switzerland.
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.
Italian Catholic groups and NGOs have called on the country’s Prime Minister to explain why the arms industry has been allowed to continue on producing amid the coronavirus shutdown.