- Aug 8, 2020
An English version of a book by Japan’s bishops appealing for the abolition of nuclear power is now available for free on the internet
Pope Francis echoed the voice of Japanese bishops Monday, urging that nuclear power plants either be closed or not reopened.
Pope Francis has agendas both pastoral and personal for his trip to Asia, where he’ll appeal for global nuclear disarmament at the sites of the atomic bomb and minister to two tiny Catholic communities that have suffered gruesome periods of persecution.
Catholics in South Korea have been speaking out against the country’s large dependency on nuclear energy and the U.S. missile defense system, which was established to dissuade North Korea from further nuclear weapons tests.