TAKE ACTION: Urge President Obama to visit Hiroshima, renew his commitment to nuclear disarmament

UPDATE: It was announced this afternoon that President Obama will visit Hiroshima, including the Peace Memorial Park! You can read more at this link. Thanks for all your efforts! Our colleague within the Pax Christi International network, Sister Filo Hirota, who works very closely with the Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace, a member organization of … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Urge President Obama to visit Hiroshima, renew his commitment to nuclear disarmament

REFLECTION: The Catholic priest who blessed atomic bomb crews – and his conversion

by Tony Magliano Seventy years ago, on August 6, 1945, the single most destructive weapon ever unleashed upon human beings and the environment – the atomic bomb – was dropped by an American B-29 bomber on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, killing approximately 80,000 people. Three days later a second atomic bomb was dropped on … Continue reading REFLECTION: The Catholic priest who blessed atomic bomb crews – and his conversion