The Beginning of the End for Nuclear Weapons
Friday, the U.N. treaty declared that the manufacture, possession, use or threat to use nuclear weapons is illegal under international law, 75 years after their development and first use.
Rev. John Dear is a long time peace activist, lecturer and teacher, and the author of 35 books including "The Beatitudes of Peace, Walking the Way;" "Thomas Merton Peacemaker;" "Lazarus, Come Forth!," "Living Peace;" "The Nonviolent Life;" "Radical Prayers;" "The God of Peace; Disarming the Heart," and "They Shall Inherit the Earth." He has been nominated many times for the Nobel Peace Prize, including by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He works with CampaignNonviolence.org and the Vatican Nonviolence Initiative and lives near Big Sur, Cal. His monthly “Peace Podcast” is available on iTunes and paceebene.org. See also www.johndear.org