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Setsuko Thurlow

Nuclear disarmament needed now

In March, UN member states held the first round of controversial negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban. One month later, amid rising tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns co-sponsored a conference on nuclear disarmament at the U.S. Capitol where leading voices for nuclear disarmament were heard.

Women's March to Ban the Bomb

Date: 
Jun 17, 2017
Location: 
New York City

Everyone can be part of history by joining the Women's March to Ban the Bomb in New York City on Saturday, June 17th, organized by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom during the second round of the nuclear weapons ban negotiations at the UN.

Peace Witness to Commemorate the U.S. Nuclear Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Date: 
Aug 6, 2016
Location: 
Pentagon and White House


"Let all the souls here rest in peace, for we shall not repeat the evil."
(Epitah at bottom of the Hiroshima Peace Park Memorial Cenotaph and Peace Flame to remember all the victims of the atomic bombings)

The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Community welcomes all to join two events:

Add your name to petition "Catholic morality and nuclear abolition"

In December, during the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, the Holy See contributed a ground-breaking paper entitled Nuclear Disarmament: Time for Abolition, which presents a compelling argument to move beyond limits set by political realism: “Now is the time to affirm not only the immorality of the use of nuclear weapons, but the immorality of their possession, thereby clearing the road to nuclear abolition.”

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