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Church leaders pilgrimage to Hiroshima and Nagasaki: fact sheet

27 July 2015

Church leaders from seven countries currently making historic choices for or against outlawing nuclear weapons will embark on a pilgrimage in early August to the two Japanese cities that were decimated by atomic bombs 70 years ago.

Download a fact sheet about the pilgrimage (pdf, 300 KB)

Read also: Church leaders to embark on pilgrimage to Hiroshima and Nagasaki seeking an end to nuclear threats (WCC press release of 27 July 2015)

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