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

UK nuclear stockpile to increase by more than 40%

The publication of the Integrated Review of Defence and Security Policy has confirmed that the UK’s nuclear warhead stockpile will increase to 260 by the middle of the decade, ending over 30 years of gradually declining stockpile numbers. The UK currently has around 180 nuclear warheads, stored in Coulport in Scotland when not deployed on

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