Wanted! A Nuclear Free Future

16 December 2014

Rev Steve Francis, Moderator of the Uniting Church WA says that “At Christmas I am reminded of the angelic choir on the Galilean hillside, who in anticipating the birth of Christ sang a chorus of “Peace on Earth”. Uranium mining can lead to the growth of nuclear weapons, thus making the world a more dangerous place and a less peaceful world to live in.”

Rev Francis made the comments following the decision of the General Council of the Uniting Church in Western Australia on Monday 8 December, to call on the Federal and WA State Governments to ban the production, deployment, transfer and use of nuclear energy and weapons and reintroduce the uranium mining ban in Western Australia.

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