Responding to the Unique Challenge of Nuclear Weapons

4 December 2018

A Passionate Call from the Parliament of the World’s Religions 

The following statement was developed by Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute and member of the URI Cooperation Circle Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons, with the supportive consultations of esteemed Parliament presenters former Canadian Prime Minister Right Honorable Kim Campbell, General Romeo Dallaire, Senator Douglas Roche, Parliament Chairperson-Elect Audrey Kitagawa, URI President and Founder Bishop William Swing, and Kehkashan Basu.

Responding to the Unique Challenge of Nuclear Weapons A Passionate Call From The Parliament of the World’s Religions

The destructive capacity of nuclear weapons is beyond imagination, poisoning the Earth forever. These horrific devices place before us every day the decision whether we will be the last human generation. The power to unleash this destruction is in the hands of a small number of people. No one should be holding such power over the very creation, which we regard as a sacred gift for all today and for future generations...

Read the statement in full on the Parliament of World Religions website.