Church leaders call for Trident to be cancelled and global abolition of nuclear weapons

In a letter to The Times on 20 September, seven Christian leaders stated that it is unacceptable that British citizens should be persuaded that their security depends on the credible threat to kill millions of innocent people. They went on to say that the Government should take a lead in current global initiatives to create a nuclear-weapons free world and that cancelling Trident would be a step in this direction.  Letter to The Times

Those signing this letter are Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell,Bishop of Chelmsford,The Rev Sally Foster-FultonConvener of the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council, Revd Kenneth Howcroft, President of the Methodist Conference, Most Revd Malcolm McMahon, Archbishop of Liverpool, Most Revd Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales and Bishop of Llandaff,Juliet Prager, Deputy Recording Clerk, Quakers in Britain,Revd John Proctor, General Secretary,The United Reformed Church


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