Bruce Kent and Valerie Flessati given prestiguous award

Long-time Christian CND members Bruce Kent and Valerie Flessati have been awarded the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lambeth Cross for Ecumenism. Announcing the award Lambeth Palace cited the couples “exceptional, tireless and lifelong dedication to the Christian ecumenical search for peace, both individually and together.” Both Bruce and Valerie have been influential in the peace movement, among

Philippines and Comoros ratify the Ban Treaty

There have been two more states officially joining the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, with Philippines and Comoros confirming the move on Friday 19 February. This takes the number of states becoming party to the Treaty to 56, with more having already signed and currently in the process of completing domestic processes ahead

Ash Wednesday Witness 2021

On Wednesday 17 February more than 150 people gathered on Zoom for the annual Ash Wednesday Witness and Resistance hosted by Christian CND and Pax Christi. The event usually takes place outside the Ministry of Defence in London, the first time in 35 years that this hasn’t been able to happen.During the service there were

Doomsday clock stays at 100 seconds to midnight

The Doomsday Clock remains unchanged at 100 seconds to minute, the closest it has ever mean, in what the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists called a “Covid wake-up call”. At the start of the last decade the symbolic clock, which shows how close humanity is is an extinction level event, was at six minutes to midnight.

Cambodia ratifies the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Cambodia has become the 52nd state to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, after officially ratifying the Treaty at the United Nations in New York on Friday 22nd January. A further 35 states have signed the Treaty and are currently undertaking their own domestic processes ahead of ratifying. It was a fitting