On the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, which killed 213,000 people, and for those affected by nuclear tests in subsequent years, Pax Christi International is organising pilgrimages, advocacy actions against policy makers, peace vigils and awareness campaigns, to an end to the weapons, their threat, and their use.
Pax Christi Scotland: Hiroshima Day at 6 August
At 11 am on the 6th of August, Pax Christi Scotland organises a prayer session with FR Philip at St Margaret’s Peace Garden. May we pray for peace, for an end to the weapons that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki and killed 110,000 people in those two cities in 1945, and for those affected by nuclear testing in subsequent years.
Pax Christi Germany: statement & planned actions
Our Member Pax Christi Germany produced a statement remembering the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Moreover, there are many actions planned by the local German Pax Christi groups. Get an overview of all the actions from 5 – 10 August.