Pope addresses nuclear crisis at Vatican conference

Pope Francis has spoken out against the concept of the nuclear deterrent.

    Pope Francis has spoken out against the concept of the nuclear deterrent.

    He says it gives countries a 'false sense of security'.

    The head of the Catholic Church is hosting a two-day conference on nuclear disarmament.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports from Rome.


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