Faith Based Statements on Nuclear Disarmament

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Two anniversaries remind us of the terrible threat that nuclear weapons still pose to all peoples -- the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6 and the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis in late October. The former reminds us of the inhumanity of war, and the latter reminds us of how close we came to ending civilization and perhaps all life on earth.

People of all faiths have spoken out repeatedly on the need to rid the world of this threat. The Friends Committee on National Legislation has assembled an inspirational collection of statements from many faiths that we warmly recommend: