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

Short video testimonials by the delegation members as well as other audio-visual footage are now available at

These materials may be used free of charge in media coverage about the pilgrimage.

Read also: Fact sheet about the pilgrimage (pdf, 300 KB)

WCC pilgrims remember atom bomb’s deadly destruction 70 years ago in Hiroshima (WCC press release of 6 August 2015)

Media contact WCC Communications: Marianne Ejdersten: mej[at], +41.79.507.6363

Media contact WCC, Japan: Jonathan Frerichs: jcf[at], + / +41.78.924.9739