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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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Nagasaki girls’ choir brings message of peace to St. Paul

Nagasaki girls’ choir brings message of peace to St. Paul

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Aug. 9, just after 11 a.m., an unusual group marked a significant international anniversary together: Japanese school girls sang a special song to remember the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, on that date in 1945.

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