September 26

 

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Click here to read the various statements from the USCCB on Nuclear Weapons including the July 2015 letter to Congress regarding the Iran Nuclear Agreement.   The USCCB also has a free study guide online to the DVD “The Nuclear Tipping Point.” The study guide includes a summary of Catholic Social Teaching in regards to nuclear weapons. Included in the Study Guide is a link to view the 35 or 55 minute DVD free. To access the study guide, please click here.   A letter from the Canadian Church leaders to Prime Minister Harper urging nuclear nonproliferation may be accessed by clicking here.

http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/war-and-peace/nuclear-weapons/

http://www.usccb.org/upload/2010-nuclear-tipping-point-study-guide.pdf

For more information from the United Nations on Nuclear Weapons, please click here.

http://www.un.org/en/events/nuclearweaponelimination/index.shtml

http://www.cccb.ca/site/images/stories/pdf/ccc%20church_leaders_letter_on_nuclear_disarmament.pdf

“Why are deadly weapons being sold to those who plan to inflict untold suffering on individuals and society? Sadly, the answer, as we all know, is simply for money: money that is drenched in blood, often innocent blood.”

Pope Francis to Congress, September 24, 2015

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