Tag: Atomic bomb

Pope prints postcard illustrating the horror of war

Pope prints postcard illustrating the horror of war

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

In an unusual move late Dec. 30, the pope had the Vatican press office and Vatican media distribute a copy of a famous photograph from the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

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Consistently anti-nuke: Pope continues papal pleas for disarmament

Consistently anti-nuke: Pope continues papal pleas for disarmament

| Cindy Wooden | November 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

More than two years before the first atomic bomb was dropped, Pope Pius XII warned of the “catastrophic” consequences that could come from using the discovery of nuclear fission to create weapons.

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