Posts Tagged ‘Hiroshima’

A world without nuclear weapons is possible Comments 0

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Pope Francis, Monday, travelled to Hiroshima and Nagasaki and standing before survivors of the 1945 atomic bombing, Francis said a world without nuclear weapons is possible. Francis said it is “perverse” to think the threat of nuclear weapons makes the world safer. Calling their use a crime against the dignity of humanity and against any Read more

Praying for peace at the Pentagon Comments 0

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Every Monday morning for the past 30 years, members of the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker community in Washington, D.C. have been making their way across the Potomac River to pray and nonviolently witness for peace in front of the most symbolic war planning, war-making headquarters on earth: the Pentagon. On August 6 – the 73rd Read more

Catholic priest blessed atomic bomb crews — his conversion Comments 0

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Father George Zabelka, the Catholic chaplain to the 509th Composite Group — the atomic bomb group — blessed the aircrews and their two missions before they set out to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Seventy years ago, on August 6, 1945, the single most destructive weapon ever unleashed upon human beings and the environment – the atomic bomb – Read more

Peace Sunday — 05 August 2012 Comments 0

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

“Making every effort to maintain the spirit of  unity in the bond of peace” (Ephesians  4:3b). Blessed are the Peacemakers Violence is something we live with on a daily basis. It can be felt as an unkind word, experienced as a physical injury or extreme hunger, or seen in spectacular actions of armed killers on the Read more