Replace Trident nuclear weapons with aid and development

The Church of Scotland, the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church are united in their belief that nuclear weapons are morally repugnant, and that the use of weapons of mass destruction would be a crime against God and against humanity. The introduction of the Trident weapons system represented a significant escalation in the UK


• Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Bishops\' Conference of Scotland This petition was launched, in a ceremony outside the Scottish Parliament on 15 May 2006, by Cardinal Keith O\'Brien for the Catholic Bishops of Scotland; Morag Mylne, Convener of the Church and Society Council of the Church of Scotland; and Nancy Adams, convener of the Church in Society Committee of the Scottish Episcopalian Church.


Organisations: • Church of Scotland: Church in Society • Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Bishops\' Conference of Scotland • Justice, Peace and Creation Network of the Scottish Episcopal Church News: • Catholic Bishops release statement on Trident • Replacement of Trident


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    Alan Smith, United Kingdom

    6 years ago Comments: How can we be opposed to other countries developing nuclear weapons when we have them Let us lead by example and give up our Trident nuclear weapons - when are we seriously ever going to use nuclear weapons anyway
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    Leonard Warren, United Kingdom

    6 years ago Comments: It is a cold war weapon. Besides we dont even own them and would have to get permission from Amerika to use them....hello
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    steve whitton, United Kingdom

    7 years ago
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