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    Nuclear Weapons

     
    "...I firmly hope that, during the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference to be held this May in New York, concrete decisions will be made towards progressive disarmament, with a view to freeing our planet from nuclear arms."
    -- Pope Benedict XVI, January 1, 2010

    WHAT'S NEW?

    Letter to Secretary of Energy Moniz on U.S. Budget for Nuclear Weapons
    Bishop Richard E. Pates, October 30, 2014

    Letter to Congressional Leaders on Negotiations with Iran

    Bishop Richard E. Pates, January 6, 2014

    Letter to Secretary Kerry on Six Month Accord on Iranian Nuclear Program
    Bishop Richard E. Pates, November 27, 2013

    Letter to President Obama on Nuclear Disarmament and on Israeli-Palestinian Peace
    Timothy Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Richard E. Pates, June 25, 2013

    Urge President Obama to Change Outdated Nuclear Policy
    March 2012

    Letter to National Security Advisor Donilon on U.S. Nuclear Weapons
    Bishop Richard E. Pates, March 2, 2012

    Background on Nuclear Arms Treaties
    February 2011

    ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, & STATEMENTS

    Catholic-Evangelical Press Conference Supporting New START Treaty
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, December 7, 2010

    Letter Urging Senate to Ratify the New START Treaty
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, November 29, 2010

    Letter to Senators Who Supported the New START Treaty in Committee
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, September 17, 2010

    Moral Reflections on U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
    Archbishop Edwin O'Brien, April 26, 2010

    Letter to Senate Urging Ratification of New START Treaty
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, April 15, 2010

    Letter to President Obama Supporting New START Treaty | en Español
    Francis Cardinal George, OMI, President, April 8, 2010

    Resources on New START Treaty and Catholic Social Teaching on Nuclear Weapons
    April 2010

    Catholic Study Guide for use with the film Nuclear Tipping Point
    April 2010

    Remarks on Nuclear Disarmament at Global Zero Summit
    Archbishop Edwin O'Brien, February 3, 2010

    Letter to House Supporting Global Security Priorities Resolution
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, November 2, 2009

    Letter to Senate on U.S. Nuclear Policy
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, September 28, 2009

    Open Letter to President Obama on Nuclear Weapons
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, September 18, 2009

    Nuclear Weapons and Moral Questions: The Path to Zero
    Archbishop Edwin O'Brien, July 29, 2009

    Letter to Secretary Clinton on Nuclear Nonproliferation
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, April 8, 2009

    Letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee on Reintroduced Global Security Priorities Act
    Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, March 30, 2009

    Letter to House Foreign Affairs Leaders on Global Security Priorities Act
    Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, July 11, 2008

    Letter Supporting Global Security Priorities Act
    Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, February 5, 2008

    Letter to Senate on Funding for Reliable Replacement Warhead
    Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, December 5, 2007

    Letter to Secretary of State Rice on Iran
    Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, November 1, 2007

    Statement from Religious Leaders on Denuclearization Agreement with North Korea
    Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, July 17, 2007

    Letter to Senate and House Committee Leaders on Nuclear Weapons Funding
    Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, May 9, 2007

    Letters to Senators Brownback, DeWine, and Specter Requesting Opposition to Funding of the Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator
    Bishop John H. Ricard, September 1, 2005

    Letter to Bishop Nagoya on 60th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Bishop William S. Skylstad, August 2, 2005

    Letter to Senate Appropriations Leaders on Nuclear Research Funding
    Bishop John H. Ricard, July 18, 2005

    Letter to Congress on Research on the Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator
    Bishop John H. Ricard, May 10, 2005

    Statement on Nuclear Weapons
    Bishop Wilton D. Gregory, August 6, 2004

    Theological and Moral Perspectives on Today's Challenge of Peace
    Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, November 10, 2003

    Letter to Senate on Funding for Research on Nuclear Weapons in Appropriations Bill (S.1424)
    Bishop John H. Ricard, September 15, 2003

    Intervention by the Holy See at the Third Conference on Facilitating the Entry Into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty
    Msgr. Pietro Parolin, Wien, 3-5 September 2003

    Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Reflections on Two Anniversaries
    Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, August 4, 2003

    Testimony on the Moscow Treaty on Strategic Offensive Reductions Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
    Fr. Drew Christiansen, July 23, 2002

    Statement on New Nuclear Treaty and U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
    Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, May 24, 2002

    Joint Nuclear Reduction/Disarmament Press Release & Statement
    Msgr. Dennis M. Schnurr, June 2000

    Bishop of Military Services Endorses Treaty
    Bishop John Glynn, October 7, 1999

    Senate Rejection of Nuclear Test Ban
    Bishop Joseph Fiorenza, October 14, 1999

    A Time to Remember War and Recommit to Peace
    Most Reverend Daniel P. Reilly, August 2, 1995

    Building Cooperative Security Special Problems
    Excerpts from The Harvest of Justice is Sown in Peace
    National Conference of Catholic Bishops, November 17, 1993

    USCCB Statement: The Harvest of Justice is Sown in Peace
    United States Catholic Conference, 1993

    Statement on the START II Treaty
    Archbishop John R. Roach, January 5, 1992

    Statement on the START Treaty
    Archbishop John R. Roach, July 18, 1991

    Missile Defense: Excerpts from A Report on The Challenge of Peace and Policy Developments 1983-1988
    Ad Hoc Committee on the Moral Evaluation of Deterrence
    National Conference of Catholic Bishops, June 1988

    The Strategic Defense Initiative: Moral Question, Public Choices
    National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1988

    The Challenge of Peace, God's Promise and Our Response
    National Conference of Catholic Bishops, May 3, 1983

     



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