• Vatican representative calls on U.S. to sign nuclear-test-ban treaty

    Vatican representative calls on U.S. to sign nuclear-test-ban treaty

    • Aug 29, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the absurdity of “pouring valuable resources into the maintenance of weapons of destruction while so many on this planet are struggling to survive,” a Vatican representative told a U.N. meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day Against Nuclear Tests.

  • Archbishop cautions against US withdrawal from missile treaty

    Archbishop cautions against US withdrawal from missile treaty

    • Feb 6, 2019

    Archbishop Timothy Broglio, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ conference international justice and peace committee, has expressed his unease at the United States’ decision to withdraw from a Reagan-era nuclear arms treaty.

  • Vatican: Nuclear weapons give “false sense of security”

    Vatican: Nuclear weapons give “false sense of security”

    • May 3, 2017

    The Vatican representative to the IAEA, Monsignor Janusz Stanisław Urbańczyk, says the efforts of the international community to utilize the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons to make the world safer “have not been sufficient.” The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is preparing for the review conference on the treaty, which happens every five years.