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Nuclear deterrence is an illusory, Vatican envoy argues

April 03, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: The Vatican’s representative at the UN argued that nuclear disarmament is a “moral duty,” and spoke of the “illusory logic of deterrence,” in an April 1 address to the UN Disarmament Commission.

Archbishop Gabriele Caccia said: “Rather than preventing conflict, the availability of weapons encourages their use and increases their production.”

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