The Vatican’s Dangerous Call for “Integral Disarmament”

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By Andrew Latham, Crisis Magazine, July 29, 2021

Andrew Latham is a professor of political science at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota for the past two decades. …

Earlier this year, the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (DPIHD) joined with the Vatican COVID-19 Commission and the Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation (SCRAP) of the SOAS University of London to co-host a webinar entitled “Advancing Integral Disarmament in Times of Pandemic.” The goal of this conference was to advance Pope Francis’ message on the theme of peace and disarmament but to do so in the context of COVID-19 by linking the issues of arms racing and military spending to the failure of public health authorities to address the pandemic adequately. …

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