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6 Australian religious anti-war protesters may face 7 years gaol for peaceful Pine Gap protest

An American Spy Base Hidden in Australia’s Outback, NYT By JACKIE DENT NOV. 23, 2017    The trials — and the Australian government’s uncompromising prosecution of the protesters — has put a spotlight on a facility that the United States would prefer remain in the shadows. 860 more words


Pope Francis strongly criticises climate change deniers - speaks up for science

Pope Francis rebukes ‘perverse’ climate change deniers over rejection of science behind global warming
Pontiff encourages policymakers to accelerate their efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions at Bonn summit I… 184 more words


Hibakusha Masako Wada speaks out at the Vatican for the abolition of nuclear weapons

Hibakusha calls for abolition of nuclear weapons during Vatican speech, Japan Times, JIJI, NOV 12, 2017

 VATICAN CITY – An atomic bomb survivor strongly called for the abolition of nuclear weapons during an international conference held in the Vatican City on Saturday. 127 more words


The Vatican calls for integral nuclear disarmament

  http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2017/11/12/the_vatican_calls_for_integral_nuclear_disarmament_/1348481 The Vatican is calling for integral nuclear disarmament. According to the preliminary conclusions of a just-ended high level symposium entitled “Prospects for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament” 158 more words


Nuclear deterrence is no longer acceptable: Pope Francis

Pope Francis: the possession of nuclear weapons should be firmly condemned http://catholicherald.co.uk/news/2017/11/11/pope-francis-the-possession-of-nuclear-weapons-should-be-firmly-condemned/    Pope Francis indicated that deterrence is no longer acceptable

The existence of nuclear weapons creates a false sense of security that holds international relations hostage and stifles peaceful coexistence, Pope Francis said. 869 more words


Nuclear Disarmament Conference hosted by the Vatican

Vatican to host nuclear disarmament conference, CNA, By Hannah Brockhaus,  Vatican City, Nov 7, 2017  (CNA/EWTN News).– The Vatican is preparing for a conference on nuclear disarmament this week in the wake of an international effort to ban nuclear weapons. 291 more words


Unity in Christian churches: bishops of Townsville speak out against Adani coal megamine

Catholic, Anglican bishops unite in opposition to Adani mega-mine, By Nicole Hasham
Brisbane Times, 30 October 2017 It may have the Turnbull and Palaszczuk governments firmly in its corner, but the Adani super-mine is facing a formidable new opponent: the Christian faith. 231 more words