News tagged "Nagasaki"

Japan: On the Occasion of "Ten Days for Peace" 2016 - Building Peace Begins within Ourselves

The following statement was released last month by Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami of Nagasaki, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan has designated the days from 6 to 15 August as "Ten Days for Peace."...

On the anniversaries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, momentum building for ban on nuclear weapons

This month, the world will mark the 71st anniversary of the use of atomic weapons by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (6 August 1945) and Nagasaki (9 August 1945). On those two days, more than 100,000 people were killed, and their voices and the voices of those still suffering today continue to cry out to us...

Resources to commemorate the Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries, 6 and 9 August

Resources to commemorate the Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries, 6 and 9 August, including a prayer of remembrance, the Pax Christi International statement, and an action alert from our representative at the UN in Geneva calling for a ban on nuclear weapons...

Pax Christi International Members in the U.S. undertake nonviolent witness on Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries

Pax Christi International Member Organisations in the United States, including the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, the Sisters of Mercy—Institute Justice Team, and Pax Christi USA's regional section in Washington, D.C., will join with the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker and the Isaiah Project in two nonviolent acts of public witness at the White House and the Pentagon to repent for the U.S. nuclear bombings of Japan on August 6 and August 9, 1945...
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