Stephen Cottrell named as next Archbishop of York

Christian CND is delighted that Stephen Cottrell, currently the Bishop of Chelmsford, will be taking over as Archbishop of York when John Sentamu retires later this year. Bishop Stephen has been a long-standing opponent of nuclear weapons and supporter of Christian CND. At the Stop Trident demonstration in London in 2016 Bishop Stephen described the

No to NATO – praying for peace

    Christian CND gathered at St Martin-in-the-Fields on Tuesday 3 December to pray for peace around the world, ahead of joining a demonstration against NATO called by CND. Among the world leaders attending the reception at Buckingham Palace were US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Boris Johnson. In addition

Antigua and Barbuda ratifies the Ban Treaty

Antigua and Barbuda has become the latest state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, taking the total number of states to have completed ratification to 34. The Treaty, which was agreed by the United Nations in July 2017, will enter into force when 50 states complete the ratification process. It will

Pope calls for nuclear disarmament in Japan

Pope Francis has used an address in Nagasaki to call for nuclear disarmament as the Papal tour of Asia continues. The Pontiff is visiting both Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the two Japanese cities destroyed by nuclear weapons at the end of the Second World War. Pope Francis has long been a leader of global calls for

Nauru signs the Ban Treaty

The Republic of Nauru has become the latest state to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in New York. The announcement takes the number of states to have signed the Treaty to 80, with 33 of those having completed the ratification process. The Treaty will enter into force when 50 states have