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Press Release, 22/06/2020


EU and US Bishops Offer Prayers for US–Russia Arms Control Negotiations


Bishop Rimantas Norvila, President of the COMECE Commission on the EU External Relations, and Bishop David J. Malloy, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, have issued a joint statement in view of a meeting between U.S. and Russian officials, scheduled to take place on 22 June 2020 in Vienna.



In the context of the anticipated U.S.-Russia talks on the fate of the New START Treaty with significant implications for European security and global peace, Bishop Norvila and Bishop Malloy offer their prayers and invite all people of faith to join in praying for fruitful dialogue that may advance necessary arms control and disarmament, promoting a more peaceful and just world.


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