Ask President Obama to work for a world free of nuclear weapons.
Since the beginning of his papacy three years ago, Pope Francis has repeatedly named nuclear disarmament as a major goal, alongside addressing climate change and welcoming migrants. All three issues are essential to Francis’ vision expressed in Laudato Si’, for a “culture of care which permeates all of society.”
September 24, 2015 - Pope Francis made history today by becoming the first pontiff to address a joint meeting of Congress. He spoke of challenges that are complex, grave, and urgent. And he invoked four historical American figures who have shaped our fundamental values.
Maryknoll, Pax Christi and many other Catholic and Christian groups were deeply involved with the recent efforts to preserve the Iran nuclear agreement.
In 2015, 70 years after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world community is making important moves toward nuclear abolition.
More than 50 national Christian leaders, including the heads of Maryknoll mission groups, signed the following letter urging Congress to approve the July 2015 diplomatic agreement with Iran.
On August 27, join faith leaders for a national conference call on the Iran nuclear deal.
The following statement on the Iranian nuclear program agreement was released on July 16, 2015 by Pax Christi International, the Catholic peace movement.
On April 26, the day before the 2015 NPT Review Conference begins, thousands will gather in New York City for an international rally and march to the United Nations to call for a nuclear-free, peaceful, just, and sustainable world.
The Coalition for Peace Action (CfPA) hosted an Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare at Princeton Theological Seminary from January 23-25, 2015.
The following article was prepared by Marie Dennis and published in the September-October 2014 NewsNotes.
Mexico and Central America face extreme levels of violence since the war on drugs was intensified in the region; urge the U.S. Congress to stop funding this war.
For years after the end of the Cold War, the extreme danger of nuclear weapons and the moral obligation to achieve "nuclear zero" seemed to command little serious attention from governments or from the public at large.
On June 3 representatives of more than 60 countries signed the historic Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) at the United Nations in New York.