Vatican to host nuclear disarmament conference

Posted November 7, 2017 7:10 pm by Editor

Vatican to host nuclear disarmament conference

VATICAN – The Vatican is preparing for a conference on nuclear disarmament this week in the wake of an international effort to ban nuclear weapons.Hosted by the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, the Nov. 10-11 conference will explore solutions and prospects for a world free of nuclear weapons and integral disarmament, in cohesion with Pope Francis’ emphasis on promoting peace.In a Nov. 7 Vatican communique Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the dicastery, said the event “responds to the priorities of Pope Francis to take action for world peace and to use the resources of creation for a

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