Weapons of mass destruction

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for a Mass at a baseball stadium Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nagasaki, Japan. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 24, 2019 - 3:57 am
NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) — Pope Francis demanded world leaders renounce atomic weapons and the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence, saying Sunday the stockpiling of nuclear arms decreases security, wastes money and threatens humanity. Francis blasted the demise of arms control treaties while visiting...
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Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for a Mass at a baseball stadium Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nagasaki, Japan. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 24, 2019 - 2:36 am
NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) — Pope Francis demanded world leaders renounce atomic weapons and the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence, saying Sunday the stockpiling of nuclear arms decreases security, wastes money and threatens humanity. Francis blasted the demise of arms control treaties while visiting...
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Pope Francis delivers his speech with his cape blown by wind, at the Martyrs' Monument at Nishizaka Hill Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nagasaki, Japan. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 23, 2019 - 9:55 pm
NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) — Pope Francis demanded world leaders renounce atomic weapons and the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence, saying Sunday the stockpiling of nuclear arms decreases security, wastes resources and threatens humanity with catastrophic destruction. Francis made the appeal in...
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Pope Francis leaves the Atomic Bomb Hypocenter Park after delivering his speech, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nagasaki, Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 23, 2019 - 9:30 pm
NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) — Pope Francis demanded world leaders renounce atomic weapons and the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence, saying Sunday the stockpiling of nuclear arms decreases security, wastes resources and threatens humanity with catastrophic destruction. Francis made the appeal in...
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Pope Francis offers prayer after laying a wreath at the Atomic Bomb Hypocenter Park, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nagasaki, Japan. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 23, 2019 - 8:43 pm
NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) — Pope Francis demanded world leaders renounce nuclear weapons and the Cold War-era doctrine of mutual deterrence, saying Sunday the arms race decreases security, wastes resources and threatens humanity with catastrophic destruction. Francis made the appeal in Nagasaki at...
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Staff prepares for Pope Francis visit at the Atomic Bomb Hypocenter Park, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nagasaki, Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 23, 2019 - 8:10 pm
NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) — Pope Francis is bringing his peace message to Nagasaki and Hiroshima on his first full day in Japan, paying homage to the victims of the U.S. atomic bombings and demanding an end to the stockpiling and use of nuclear weapons. Francis was arriving first in Nagasaki as a...
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Pope Francis disembarks from his plane upon arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Pope Francis arrived in Japan for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 23, 2019 - 7:10 am
TOKYO (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the “evil” of nuclear weapons on Saturday as he began a three-day visit to Japan and fulfilled a dream to be a missionary in a land with a rich but bloody Christian past. The pope’s plane landed in the rain in Tokyo, where he received a small welcome at the...
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Pope Francis disembarks from his plane upon arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Pope Francis arrived in Japan for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 23, 2019 - 5:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the “evil” of nuclear weapons on Saturday as he began a three-day visit to Japan and fulfilled a dream to be a missionary in a land with a rich but bloody Christian past. The pope’s plane landed in the rain in Tokyo, where he received a small welcome at the...
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In this image from a video, Pope Francis waves to the crowd before leaving for Japan from the Military Air Terminal of Don Muang Airport, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand. Pope Francis will fulfill his dream to be a missionary in Japan when he arrives for a three-day visit with two main aims: to appeal for nuclear disarmament and minister to a tiny Catholic flock with a rich but bloody history. (Host Broadcast via AP Video)
November 23, 2019 - 4:23 am
TOKYO (AP) — Pope Francis will fulfill his dream to be a missionary in Japan during a three-day visit with two main aims: to appeal for nuclear disarmament and minister to a tiny Catholic flock with a rich but bloody history. Francis traveled Saturday from Thailand to another Asian country where...
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In this image from a video, Pope Francis waves to the crowd before leaving for Japan from the Military Air Terminal of Don Muang Airport, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand. Pope Francis will fulfill his dream to be a missionary in Japan when he arrives for a three-day visit with two main aims: to appeal for nuclear disarmament and minister to a tiny Catholic flock with a rich but bloody history. (Host Broadcast via AP Video)
November 22, 2019 - 10:27 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Pope Francis will fulfill his dream to be a missionary in Japan when he arrives for a three-day visit with two main aims: to appeal for nuclear disarmament and minister to a tiny Catholic flock with a rich but bloody history. Francis traveled Saturday from Thailand to another Asian...
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