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Pope Francis: We’ve reached an ethical limit to nuclear weapons

Vatican City, Dec 2, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Aboard his flight from Bangladesh to Rome on Saturday, Pope Francis said that the destructive potential of nuclear weapons is so great that humanity has reached the limit of morally possessing them or using them as deterrents. […]

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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 weapons, but said the challenge is still a necessary undertaking, especially given what’s at stake. “The ultimate goal of the total elimination of nuclear weapons becomes […]

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No to nuclear weapons, yes to nuclear technology – the Holy See’s stance

Rome, Italy, Apr 28, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an effort to abolish the production of nuclear weapons worldwide, the Holy See is pushing an agreement – with a deadline – between nations, which zeros-in on the use of nuclear energy for positive social development. […]

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Weapons, low funding hinder Middle East humanitarian aid

Weapons, low funding hinder Middle East humanitarian aid

Rome, Italy, Sep 20, 2014 / 07:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Foreign weapons and a lack of funding are among the serious challenges facing humanitarian response efforts in the Middle East, said participants at a recent conference in Rome. Leaders of the Caritas Internationalis family met Sept. 15-17 […]

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Church in Mexico helps collect weapons for disarmament program

Church in Mexico helps collect weapons for disarmament program

Mexico City, Mexico, Jul 19, 2014 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For the third year in a row, the Archdiocese of Mexico City is hosting a voluntary disarmament program as part of a campaign to reduce violence in the Mexican capital. Rosa Icela Rodriguez of Mexico City’s […]

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