Category: States & Ideologies

Vatican’s position on nuclear weapons

Since the creation of nuclear weapons, the Catholic Church has positioned itself, on the front line in the fight against them through its moral values of peace, justice, and human rights defenders, its role as mediator of conflicts on the international stage, and its conception of Just War, regularly recalling that “there is reason to fear that the very testing of nuclear devices for war purposes can (…) lead to serious danger for various forms of life on earth. ” (Pacem in Terris, 1963).

New publication of the ODREC : Paths to religious freedom

The Observatory of Religious and Cultural Diversity in Latin America and the Caribbean (ODREC) of the Universidad de San Buenaventura (Bogotá), in partnership with the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), just released its last publication: «Paths of religious freedom» (Los caminos de la libertad religiosa). This publication features the most relevant points discussed during…
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Do not hesitate to participate in one or more of the colloquia that will be organized by the CIRAD-IFCU International Research Groups (IRG) as well as its Associate Research Groups.  Scholars from any background that are interested in the topics addressed can take part in the colloquia (IFCU membership is not required). The list of…
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