Witness to history: Pope’s rejection of nukes a milestone, says ex-Senator

Last week’s papal speech is a reversal of a 35-year policy, which in the arcane world of Vatican diplomacy is not easy to do.

Former Independent Senator Douglas Roche with Pope Francis at the Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament last week. Servizio Fotografico-L'Osservatore Romano photograph

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 12:00 AM

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