Pope wants to officialize immorality of nuke arms possession

Flight attendants greet Pope Francis after he boarded off the airplane at the end of his apostolic trip to Thailand and Japan, at Rome's Fiumicino International airport, Tuesday, NoV. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis speaks during a news conference onboard the papal plane on his flight back from a trip to Thailand and Japan, Monday, Nov. 26, 2019. (Remo Casilli/Pool Photo via AP)

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis is planning to change official Catholic Church teaching to declare the use and possession of atomic weapons as “immoral,” a move that makes clear that his rejection of the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence is to be official church policy.