Category - nuclear arms

  • 30 Sep 2010

    In a meeting with NATO, European church officials have advocated ending the role of tactical nuclear weapons in the alliance’s new 'strategic concept'.

  • 22 Sep 2010

    Christian Concern For Our Nation (CCFON) launched a new campaign yesterday (21 September) entitled “Not Ashamed”. It aims to encourage Christians to “stand up for Jesus Christ in public life”.

    I am not ashamed to be a Christian active in public life, but I will not be wearing one of the “Not Ashamed” badges. This is because the campaign aims to encourage only a certain sort of Christian to engage in particular forms of public life.

  • 14 Aug 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament said yesterday that Liam Fox had undermined his own argument for excluding nuclear weapons from the Defence Review.

  • 10 Aug 2010

    Christians are being encouraged to “share a little peace with their neighbours”, in the form of a new booklet from the Methodist Church featuring quotes on peace.

  • 1 Aug 2010

    A survivor of the nuclear attack on Hiroshima has urged an audience in London to tackle the root causes of war, marking the sixty-fifth anniversary of the bombing.

  • 27 Jul 2010

    Shoso Kamomoto, a survivor of the nuclear attack on Japan, will speak during memorial events in London marking the 65th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  • 2 Mar 2010

    Members of the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CCND) called yesterday on fifteen London-based embassies to ask what steps their countries are taking towards achieving international nuclear disarmament.

  • 15 Feb 2010

    Around 800 nonviolent protesters have succeeded in blocking access to the majority of gates at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston. Faith groups are playing a major role in the protests, which began at 7.00am.

  • 15 Feb 2010

    Hundreds of people from varied walks of life are expected to arrive at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston today in an attempt to blockade the site. A range of faith groups, and four bishops, will join the protests.