Wired fence

“A confrontation such as that between the USA and North Korea demonstrates that the possession of nuclear weapons and the concept of nuclear deterrence do not necessarily lead to restraint, but may end in an escalation that plunges the world into chaos,” the group states in an appeal published on 1 February.

“It is our responsibility as Christians praying for peace and trusting in the reconciling power of the gospel of God's love to oppose the spirit, logic and practice of deterrence and the dissemination of enemy images and prejudice against other states and peoples,” the group states.


Text of the appeal in English (provisional translation)

Text of the appeal in German