Nuclear Weapons

Thumbnail explosion of nuclear bomb credit romanova natali via wwwshutterstockcom cna 10 21 15 After UN action, bishops call for a world without nuclear weapons

Washington D.C., Sep 27, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A U.N. resolution against further nuclear weapons tests drew praise from the U.S....

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Thumbnail shutterstock 250791484 A world without nuclear weapons

At any moment, you could be within 30 minutes of being incinerated from nuclear weapons! You are in harm’s way if you live in or near a large...

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Thumbnail nuclear power plant cna size Don't thwart nuclear agreement with Iran, bishop warns Congress

The head of the U.S. Bishops' international peace committee supports the new framework for Iran's nuclear program and is asking the U.S. Congress...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on may 28 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 7 cna 5 28 14 In a world torn by conflict, nonviolence is a Christian requirement, Pope says

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2016 / 04:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When it comes to the many conflicts splintering different parts of the world, Pope Francis...

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Thumbnail nuclear bomb explosion at the nevada test site april 18 1953 photo courtesy of national nuclear security administration nevada site office cna In wake of North Korea threat, bishops call for elimination of nuclear weapons

Washington D.C., Jul 6, 2017 / 11:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just days after North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach...

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Thumbnail 1954 credit james vaughan via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 4 27 15 No to nuclear weapons, yes to nuclear technology – the Holy See's stance

In an effort to abolish the production of nuclear weapons worldwide, the Holy See is pushing an agreement – with a deadline – between nations,...

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Thumbnail pope francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to south korea on aug 14 2014 credit alan holdren cna 'No to war!' – Pope pushes for nuclear disarmament on atomic bomb anniversary

On Sunday Pope Francis said the “horrific” atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are the icon of man’s destructive misuse of scientific...

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Thumbnail pope francis leads a prayer vigil for the 2014 synod on the family in st peters square oct 4 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 3 cna 10 6 14 1 Pope calls victims to be 'prophetic voices' against nuclear war

In a message to an international gathering on the impact of nuclear weapons, Pope Francis called on victims to be “prophetic voices” against the...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass for the feast of the presentation of jesus at the temple in st peters basilica feb 2 2015 credit daniel ibez cna 6 cna 2 2 15 Pope Francis: Eliminating nuclear weapons is a moral imperative

Vatican City, Mar 28, 2017 / 08:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, Pope Francis acknowledged the difficulty of totally eliminating nuclear...

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Thumbnail img 0818 cna egyo Pope Francis talks nuclear war, North Korea during in-flight presser

Vatican City, Apr 29, 2017 / 02:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During a press conference Saturday aboard the papal plane from Egypt to Rome, Pope Francis...

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Thumbnail peace Pope throws down gauntlet to religions: No killing in God’s name

From the beginning, it was inevitable that history’s first pontiff named “Francis” — for the great 12th- and 13th-century apostle of peace — would...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to the diplomatic corps accredited to the holy see jan 11 2015 credit losservatore romano cna Pope to diplomats: when it comes to politics, peace must be more than a theory

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 / 04:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a year marred by war and terrorism, Pope Francis told diplomats Monday that for...

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Thumbnail donald trump at the republican national convention in cleveland oh july 18 21 2016 credit addie mena 9 cna Priest counters claim that God ordained Trump to nuke North Korea

A Texas Catholic priest has countered the claim of Texas Baptist pastor and adviser to Trump, Pastor Robert Jeffress, who claimed on Thursday that...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 465220664 Reflecting on Pope Francis’ 2017 World Day of Peace message

“May charity and nonviolence govern how we treat each other as individuals, within society and in international life.” This statement written by...

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Thumbnail explosion of nuclear bomb credit romanova natali via wwwshutterstockcom cna 10 21 15 1 Scientists and faith leaders agree: It's time to scale back nuclear arms

A coalition of scientists and faith leaders has called on President Barack Obama to take “meaningful” steps to reduce the threat of “nuclear...

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Thumbnail nuclear bomb explosion at the nevada test site april 18 1953 photo courtesy of national nuclear security administration nevada site office cna 12 15 14 US bishops: without disarmament, nuclear weapons still threaten peace

The U.S. bishops have urged more action to ensure nuclear disarmament and to combat the proliferation of nuclear weapons “For most Americans,...

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Thumbnail nuclear missile silo credit steve jurvetson via flickr cc by 20 cna Vatican calls for trust, responsibility on nuclear technology

Vienna, Austria, Dec 6, 2016 / 12:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In order to realize the goal of a world free of nuclear weapons the discourse of the...

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Thumbnail a view of st peters basilica from the pontifical university of the holy cross april 14 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna 4 14 16 Vatican conference aims to build momentum for nuclear disarmament

Vatican City, Jul 25, 2017 / 08:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nuclear disarmament will be the focus of a Vatican conference this Nov. 10-11, following...

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