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No nukes: Pope expected to take aim at new arms race during Japan trip

No nukes: Pope expected to take aim at new arms race during Japan trip

| Cindy Wooden | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ top aide made no secret of what will be on the pope’s mind when he visits Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, Nov. 24: “the total elimination of nuclear weapons.”

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Catholic peace advocates commemorate Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries

Catholic peace advocates commemorate Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries

| August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

About 40 peace advocates representing about a dozen religious communities held a special Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration Prayer Service of Repentance midday Aug. 9 outside the White House in Washington.

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On anniversary, Japan’s bishops renew hope for nuclear-free world

On anniversary, Japan’s bishops renew hope for nuclear-free world

| Carol Glatz | August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, the bishops of Japan are renewing calls and prayers to build peace by abolishing nuclear weapons worldwide and promoting integral human development.

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Pope says he hopes to visit Japan in 2019

Pope says he hopes to visit Japan in 2019

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told a group of Japanese visitors to the Vatican that he wants to visit Japan in 2019.

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