Pope Francis: Moral imperative to eliminate nuclear weapons

Posted March 30, 2017 6:33 pm by Emily Rolwes

Pope Francis: Moral imperative to eliminate nuclear weapons

In a letter to a U.N. congress, Pope Francis wrote that nuclear deterrence is ineffective against the principal threats in the twenty-first century, particularly terrorism, asymmetrical conflicts, cybersecurity, environmental problems, and poverty. The pontiff said the international community must consider “the catastrophic humanitarian and environmental consequences” that would follow from any use of nuclear weapons.
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