Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Take a look at our plans for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day on our events page!

Parish resources- Hiroshima/ Nagasaki 2021

Petition from the Ursuline Sisters calling on the UK Government to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Resources from Peace Sunday to use throughout the year are available here.

Resources for young people on nuclear weapons are available here.

Events

For information on events to commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki, please visit our events page.

Other events can also be found on the CCND and CND websites.

Statements

Chair of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference Department for International Affairs, Bishop Declan Lang, has called for our prayers on the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima: https://www.cbcew.org.uk/anniversary-of-the-nuclear-bombing-of-hiroshima/

Kazumi Matsui, mayor of Hiroshima, made his annual Peace Declaration at the Memorial Ceremony, and showed his support for the nuclear ban, which is important for the hibakusha, and the need for Japan to join it. The declaration is available here.



Ideas for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemorations 6 & 9 August 2020

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