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Vatican to host conference on nuclear disarmament

Categories: Articles:Trident, Articles:Peace & Disarmament | Published: 05/11/2017 | Views: 650

The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, has issued a statement on an upcoming conference on nuclear disarmament. "The Holy Father is working with determination to promote the conditions necessary for a world without nuclear arms," Burke said in a statement on Wednesday. The Director of the Holy See noted that Pope Francis "expressed his resolve in this matter earlier this year, in a 'Message' addressed to the United Nations Conference 'To Negotiate a Legally-Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading Towards Their Total Elimination.

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