The U.S. dropped its second nuclear bomb, code-named “Fat Man”, on Nagasaki, Japan, killing an estimated 40,000 people, and thousands more from the delayed effects of radiation poisoning. Often called the “forgotten nuclear city”, Nagasaki, at the time, was the largest Christian population throughout all of Asia. Ground zero for the second bombing was the St. Mary’s Urakami Cathedral.
Thursday, Aug. 9, at 6:30 p.m., Nagasaki Day observance mourning the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki and war, including the victims of Trump in front of Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Cathedral in Philadelphia, 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Ground zero for the Nagasaki bombing was the Urakami St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral.
Tell the people about the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
On July 7, 2017 –- following a decade of advocacy by International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and its partners -– an overwhelming majority of the world’s nations adopted a landmark global agreement to ban all nuclear weapons, known officially as the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, http://www.icanw.org/the-treaty .
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