Pope Francis expected to take aim at new arms race during Japan trip

America · 07/11/2019

Pope Francis’ top aide made no secret of what will be on the pope’s mind when he visits Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, Nov. 24: “the total elimination of nuclear weapons.” […] In late October, La Civilta Cattolica, a Jesuit journal reviewed by the Vatican Secretariat of State prior to publication, ran an article titled, “It’s Time for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons.” The article was written by Jesuit Father Drew Christiansen, a professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a senior fellow at Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. […]

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