Category: The Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

The Double Threat of Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change

Nuclear weapons and climate change are two of the greatest threats facing the world. With nearly 14,000 nuclear weapons, nine nuclear-armed states possess the capacity to destroy humanity and devastate the environment through war. Climate change threatens all life and responding to it involves shifting priorities and resources away from militaries and war, toward just

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Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Paper origami cranes on grey background.

“As we remember the victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Pax Christi International calls upon governments to swiftly proceed with signing, ratifying, and implementing the nuclear ban treaty.” La version française suit la version anglaise. Photo: Origami cranes, a symbol of peace, by anngelfra via Flickr. Please click here for PDF version in

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Scientists, Catholic leaders urge President Biden to work for a world free of nuclear weapons

On 12 May 2021, a group of 14 scientists and Catholic leaders, including Pax Christi International senior advisor Marie Dennis, released a statement calling on President Joe Biden to reduce the threat that nuclear weapons pose to the world and tp work with other nations toward their abolishment. The statement urged the Biden administration to

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