Holy See Warns: Peace Based on Fear an Illusion
“Weapons of mass destruction, particularly nuclear weapons, create a false sense of security. The tragic illusion of a ‘peace’ based on fear is superficial at best”
This was the message delivered on April 23, 2018, by Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva at the Second Preparatory Committee of the 2020 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in Geneva.
“Non-proliferation and disarmament are not only ethical responsibilities but moral and legal obligations towards each member of the human family,” the archbishop said. “They are, in