Policy and Advocacy for Justice and Peace in Northern Tier States of the Middle East

Background Information

Iran

President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Chairman of Bishops' International Justice and Peace Committee Urge All Parties to Embrace Peace
Archbishop José H. Gomez and Bishop David J. Malloy, January 9, 2020

President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Calls for Peace in Wake of Escalated Tensions with Iran
Archbishop José H. Gomez, January 8, 2020

Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace Calls for De-escalation of Conflict with Iran
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, June 19, 2019

Letter to Secretary of State Pompeo Regarding Escalating Tensions Between the United States and Iran
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, June 18, 2019

Letter to National Security Council Regarding P5+1 Iran Deal and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, May 4, 2018

Letter to Senate to Oppose the Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act
Bishop Oscar Cantú, November 9, 2017

Letter to Secretary of State Tillerson Regarding Inter-Related Nuclear Non-Proliferation Efforts: Iran and North Korea
Bishop Oscar Cantú, October 3, 2017

U.S. Catholic and Iranian Religious Leaders Unite in Call for Promotion of Culture of Encounter, Dialogue and Peace
Bishop Oscar Cantú, Bishop Richard Pates, and Bishop Denis Madden, August 24, 2016

Joint Declaration of U.S. and Iranian Religious Leaders
August 18, 2016

Committee Chairman Welcomes Iran Nuclear Deal, Urges Congress to Endorse Result of Negotiations
Bishop Oscar Cantú, July 14, 2015

Letter to Congress Regarding the P5+1 Iran Nuclear Agreement
Bishop Oscar, Cantú, July 14, 2015

Committee Chairman Backs Iran Framework in Letters to Kerry, Congress
Bishop Oscar Cantú, April 13, 2015

Letter to Congress on Negotiations with Iran Regarding Nuclear Program
Bishop Oscar Cantú, April 13, 2015

Letter to Secretary of State Kerry on Negotiations with Iran Over Iran's Nuclear Program
Bishop Oscar Cantú, April 8, 2015

Committee Chairman Reiterates Bishops’ Support for Dialogue Over Iran’s Nuclear Program, Urges Patience
Bishop Oscar Cantú, January 13, 2015

Letter to Congress Urging Continued Support of Dialogue with Iran Concerning Iran's Nuclear Program
Bishop Oscar Cantú, January 13, 2015

U.S. Bishops, Iran Religious Leaders Jointly Declare Opposition to Violations of Human Life and Dignity, Including Weapons of Mass Destruction
Bishop Richard E. Pates, June 17, 2014

Committee Chairman Briefs Bishops and Public Officials on U.S. Bishops’ Dialogue with Religious Leaders in Iran
Bishop Richard E. Pates, May 12, 2014

Letter to Congress on Negotiations with Iran Over Its Nuclear Program
Bishop Richard E. Pates, January 6, 2014

Committee Chairman Welcomes Iran Nuclear Deal, Urges All Parties to Work to Build Confidence, Peace
Bishop Richard E. Pates, November 27, 2013

Letter to Secretary of State Kerry on Interim Agreement Regarding Iran's Nuclear Program
Bishop Richard E. Pates, November 27, 2013

Committee Chairman Commends Secretary of State Kerry for Signing Arms Trade Treaty, Nuclear Negotiations with Iran
Bishop Richard E. Pates, October 7, 2013

Letter Commending Secretary of State Kerry on Arms Trade Treaty and Negotiations with Iran Over Its Nuclear Program
Bishop Richard E. Pates, October 4, 2013

Negotiations Essential to Preventing Military Conflict with Iran
Bishop Richard E. Pates, December 19, 2012

Letter to National Security Advisor Donilon Regarding Iran's Nuclear Program and Possible Military Action
Bishop Richard E. Pates, December 18, 2012

Work To Reduce Nuclear Arms, Maintain Middle East Stability, Bishops Urge Secretary of State Clinton in Dealing with Iran
Bishop Richard E. Pates, March 2, 2012

Letter to Secretary of State Clinton Regarding Iran's Compliance with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Bishop Richard E. Pates, March 2, 2012

Letter to Secretary of State Rice on Iran's Compliance with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Safeguards Agreement
Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, November 1, 2007

Statement of Religious Leaders on North Korea Nuclear Agreement
(referencing Iran)
Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, July 17, 2007

Statement Protesting Iranian President's Remarks on Israel
Bishop John H. Ricard, October 31, 2005

Turkey and Cyprus