Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Series of Monthly Student Conversations

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Location: Virtual - Zoom Meeting
Dates: Sept 2020 to April 2021

This series of monthly conversations engaged students from Catholic Universities from around the world in a series of discussions focused on the Catholic approaches to nuclear weapons.

Topics that have been addressed include the moral implications of using the bomb, the morality of escalation and "modernization" of nuclear arsenals, the New Start Treaty, the JCPOA (Iran Nuclear Deal), and what can be done to move forward toward the Papal vision of  “nuclear zero.”

Other 2021 Conversations

Feb 9th Conversation - The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Doomsday Clock
March 15th Conversation - Iran Nuclear Deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA)
April 6th Conversation - The Morality of Current Nuclear Modernization Programs

January 2021 Multi-Day Virtual Seminar

Participating universities include University of Notre Dame, Georgetown University, The Catholic University of America, Northwestern University, St. Paul University, Fordham University, and partner institutions in Africa, Canada, Japan, and Europe.