Yesterday was the anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki.
A few days before, the anniversary of Hiroshima.
In Japan Catholics observe what is called The Ten Days for Peace. Cardinal Turkson visited and called the bombing, "a “frightful wound inflicted” upon the people of Japan and the whole human family."
"That wound affected the whole of the human family. Hiroshima and Nagasaki: few events in history have had such an effect on man's conscience." - John Paul II