Pope Francis’ condemnation of deterrence is a strong challenge to nuclear strategies of the superpowers, including the United States.
The Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, visited Russia from Aug. 20 to 24, upon an invitation from Russian state and church authorities.
The meeting included "an exchange of views on various themes, both international and relating to bilateral relations."
To this day I have no idea why the editor of ‘America’ asked me, the youngest and newest member of the staff, to write the story.
Most recently, Russia banned Jehovah’s Witnesses, labeling them “extremist” and ordering the state to seize their properties.