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The Pope and the Bomb #PopeInUS

September 22, 2015 • Kristin Haas

The Pope and the Bomb #PopeInUS

Will the Pope discuss nuclear disarmament during his U.S. visit? A Catholic bishop, a U.S. Senator, a scholar, and a journalist discuss the current state of nuclear weapons and nonproliferation, including the moral dimensions and policy implications.

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In anticipation of Pope Francis’s visit to the United States, “The Pope and the Bomb: New Nuclear Dangers and Moral Dilemmas” took place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 17.

The event featured:
Bishop Oscar Cantú
Chairman, Committee on International Justice & Peace, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Senator Sam Nunn
Co-Chairman and CEO, Nuclear Threat Initiative
Maryann Cusimano Love
Associate Professor of International Relations, The Catholic University of America
E.J. Dionne, Jr., Opinion Writer, The Washington Post, Moderator

Sponsored by

  • Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
  • Nuclear Threat Initiative
  • Office of International Justice and Peace, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University
  • The Jesuit Institute at Boston College
  • Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, The Catholic University of America

Read other press coverage of the event from PBS, National Catholic Reporter, and Sojourners