Category: Advocacy

Should ‘killer robots’ be banned? The forum designed to decide is failing to act. A new path is needed.

Article by Jonathan Frerichs, Pax Christi International representative in Geneva Autonomous robots capable of killing human beings should be banned. Most governments at a United Nations forum tackling this issue would agree. But the forum is deadlocked because the Russian government refuses to allow any substantive progress. Dozens of countries have proposed ways for the

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Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Click here for PDF version of this statement. For the 77th year, on August 6 and 9 hearts and minds in every land turn to the two citiesdestroyed by atomic bombs in 1945. Events this year call special attention to the epoch-makingtragedy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. New weaponry and autocratic actions sharpen fears ofnuclear annihilation.

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Pax Christi International contributes to Synod on Synodality

Pax Christi International’s Catholic Nonviolence Initiative invited members and friends to share their thoughts and concerns for the Synod process during a series of 10 virtual listening sessions held between March and June 2022. Sessions were held with about 200 participants registered from 26 countries: Canada, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, UK, Ireland,

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