Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

The Doomsday Clock has reached 100 seconds to midnight, the closet it has been since it started highlighting how close the world was to catastrophe. It is 20 seconds closer to midnight than in 2019. The symbolic announcement was made in Washington DC and cited continued threat from nuclear weapons and climate change. Since the

Pilgrimage for Life and Peace 2020

Christian CND is delighted to be welcoming members of the Bargn Nuri Community to London on Monday 27 January for an event at St Ethelburga’s to share experiences and hear about their work for peace on the Korean Peninsula. Bargn Nuri is a Christian Community based in South Korea, they are currently undertaking a Pilgrimage

NCPO statement on Iran situation

Christian CND has joined the Network of Christian Peace Organisations in issuing the following statement about the current situation with Iran. Tensions in the region have been increasing for some time, but the decision by the United States to carry out the extra-judicial killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by drone strike has taken the

No war on Iran – Pray for peace

Tensions between the United States and Iran have been heightening for some time, but recent events have taken things to a dangerous place that calls for urgent action and prayer. Donald Trump campaigned in 2016 on the promise to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The pact, painstakingly negotiated over many years,

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