BWA General Council Resolution 1998.3
The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Durban. July 5-11,1998
REGRETS the recent nuclear testing by India and Pakistan that has led to renewed global concern
about nuclear proliferation;
DEPLORES the failure of the world’s other nuclear powers to effectively discourage the spread of
CALLS UPON all nuclear powers to ratify the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty, establish a
no-first-use policy and vigorously pursue efforts to reduce and eventually eliminate all nuclear weapons; and
URGES Baptist Unions and Conventions to encourage their respective national governments to work for the eventual elimination of all weapons of mass destruction.
Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1998 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1998.
Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1998 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1998), p. 111.
Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1998.3 Nuclear Proliferation; https://baptistworld.org/resolutions.
In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1998.3).