Ban Treaty signing ceremony in New York

On the UN day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, states took part in a signing ceremony for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as part of the General Assembly in New York. The ceremony came shortly after UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a high-level meeting in New York that “the only sure

Peace Sunday 2018

Today is Peace Sunday, a chance for churches around the country to come together to think and pray about issues of peace around the world. It can often feel like there is so much going on in our world, from military conflicts to tensions over nuclear weapons. It is important to constantly come back to

Cook Islands joins the Ban Treaty

The Cook Islands has become the latest state to formally join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The necessary paperwork was handed in at the United Nations by Ms. Siai Taylor from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration. While other states have ratified the Treaty, the Cook Islands has acceded, a mechanism

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August is always a month for reflection for those of us praying and working for a world free of nuclear weapons. Remembering the previous uses of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki is always an important event in the calendar. This year Christian CND member Rebecca Dillon was invited to Coventry Cathedral to take part