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A Catholic Church in Nagasaki, destroyed by the Aug. 9, 1945 atomic bombing of the city. Public domain

Ahead of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing anniversary, USCCB prays for peace

Aug 3, 2020

Just days ahead of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, the... Read more

Pope Francis at the Nagasaki Martyrs’ Monument on Nishizaka Hill Nov. 24, 2019.

Pope Francis honors heroism of Japanese martyrs of Nagasaki

Nov 23, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Sunday honored the many martyrs who died in Japan during two centuries of persecution, encouraging Catholics in the... Read more

Oura Church in Nagasaki, Japan.

Once hidden, the history of Japanese Christianity gains UN recognition

Jul 3, 2018

Places of major importance for Japanese Christianity, including the Nagasaki basilica commemorating 26 Catholic martyrs, have been selected as UNESCO... Read more

The photo of the boy from Nagasaki that the Pope shared with journalist.

On flight to Chile, Pope gives journalists photo showing 'fruits of war'

Jan 15, 2018

En route from Italy to Chile on Monday, Pope Francis told journalists of his concerns about war, and especially the... Read more