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

REGIONAL EVENT: Pax Christi-Rhode Island educates on Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries

from Pax Christi Rhode Island Marking the 70th anniversary of the August 6 and August 9 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, Roman Catholic parishes throughout the Diocese of Providence (Rhode Island) have been invited to distribute information and to seek prayer about the urgency of nuclear disarmament at their Masses on or before … Continue reading REGIONAL EVENT: Pax Christi-Rhode Island educates on Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries