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A radiation hotspot in Kashiwa, a city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, in February 2012

Japan's Catholic bishops mark 10th anniversary of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Mar 11, 2021

Ten years ago on March 11, a magnitude-9 earthquake under the ocean off the coast of Japan triggered a disaster... Read more

Catholic bishops of Japan, Korea criticize Fukushima radioactivity clean-up plans

Feb 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Catholic bishops of Japan and Korea have criticized the Japanese government’s plans to release into the sea millions of... Read more

A mourner at a cemetery on the eighth anniversary of the March 11, 2011 tsunami in Japan.

Pope Francis to meet victims of Japan's 2011 'triple disaster'

Oct 30, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis’ three-day visit to Japan in November will include a meeting with people affected by the country’s “triple disaster,”... Read more