Month: December 2021

World Day of Peace Message from Pope Francis

Photo: © Mazur/ (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace”Isaiah 52:7 Pope Francis has released the traditional message in celebration of the World Day of Peace, which is observed in the Catholic church on 1 January. The message for 2022 emphasises the importance of intergenerational

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The Few States Opposed to New Law Against Killer Robots Block the Many States in Favour (Again)

Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems of CCW Photo: Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems of CCW (2015) UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré Weapons programmed to hunt and kill people? That’s the urgent, hi-tech question governments representing most of humanity just debated for 10 days in Geneva.  A majority argued strongly

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South Sudan’s Catholic Radio Network Receives 2021 Pax Christi International Peace Award

Ceremony held in Juba on International Human Rights Day Click here for PDF version of this statement. Photos: Peter Louis A ceremony honouring the Catholic Radio Network (CRN) of South Sudan and the Nuba Mountains as the laureate of the 2021 Pax Christi International Peace Award took place on 10 December at the Catholic University of South Sudan in

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