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65th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

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65th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

The Pope recalled the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki over the weekend, and called for increased efforts in favor of nuclear non-proliferation. Upon meeting the new ambassador of Japan to the Holy See, Hidekazu Yamaguchi, the Holy Father noted the "memory of this dark episode of the history of humanity... reminds us insistently how necessary it is to persevere in efforts in favor of nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament."


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