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  • At Vatican summit, Nobel winners say religions are key to nuclear disarmament

    At Vatican summit, Nobel winners say religions are key to nuclear disarmament

    • Nov 11, 2017

    At a major Vatican summit, several Nobel Peace Prize winners who were participants, said they see a major role for faith-based groups in pursuing the cause of a nuclear weapon-free world, including drawing on their capacities to mobilize people and public opinion and also laying out the moral and spiritual case for disarmament.

  • Cardinal says Vatican wants contact with North Korea to ease tensions

    Cardinal says Vatican wants contact with North Korea to ease tensions

    • Nov 10, 2017

    “Our point of contact is the local church of South Korea,” said Cardinal Peter Turkson of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. “The dicastery is already in communication with the Korean episcopal conference to see how we may have contact also with the regime on the other side … We are exploring the possibilities of speaking to them directly.”

  • Pope Francis: Nuclear weapons betray a ‘mentality of fear’

    Pope Francis: Nuclear weapons betray a ‘mentality of fear’

    • Nov 10, 2017

    Addressing participants in an International Symposium called “Prospects for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament,” organized by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, Pope Francis said “international relations cannot be held captive to military force, mutual intimidation, and the parading of stockpiles of arms.”