|Peace||PAX CHRISTI HOPES FOR ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS|
Pax Christi this week told the mayor of Hiroshima of its hope for the elimination of all nuclear weapons.|
It quoted the Church's view that nuclear weapons are a "crime against God and humanity", the Brussels-based international Catholic peace organisation stressed that the experience of Hiroshima shows that nuclear weapons can only be used for indiscriminate and mass destruction.
Tuesday's Pax Christi letter, which coincides with the 55th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, congratulated Hiroshima mayor Tadatoshi Akiba on his own peace efforts for the new millennium.
|28 July 00|