Time to wrap up the nuclear weapons era!|
Statement of the Abolition 2000 Coordinating Committee, January15, 2021.
On January 22, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons(TPNW) will enter into force. It will specifically prohibit States Parties from developing, testing, producing, manufacturing, acquiring, possessing, deploying, using or threatening to use nuclear weapons, and from assisting or encouraging such acts. And it will reinforce existing international law obligating all states not to test, use or threaten to use (...)
Mikhail Gorbachev: When The Pandemic Is Over, The World Must Come Together|
Mikhail Gorbachev, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was the only President of the Soviet Union. In January 1986, he issued the watchword: "No more one nuclear weapon by the Year 2000!". Throughout his presidency, he promoted peaceful diplomacy, which led to the end of the Cold War.
Mikhail Gorbachev, Geneva, Sept. 2013 (Photo ACDN)
Time, April 15, 2020
During the first months of this year, we have seen once again how fragile is our global world, how great the danger of sliding into (...)
Pope Francis: Not Using Or Possessing Nuclear Weapons Will Be Added To Catechism|
"The use of nuclear weapons is immoral, which is why it must be added to the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Not only their use, but also possessing them: because an accident or the madness of some government leader, one person’s madness can destroy humanity."
In addition to repeating this strong message pronounced at Hiroshima, Pope Francis responded to many questions posed to him by the journalists during the flight bringing them back to Rome from Japan.
Now follows an unofficial (...)