6 August, a date not to be forgotten
It was 1945: an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. A sad moment in contemporary history that should be commemorated every year. The Jesuits have an additional reason to remember this event because their former Superior General, Fr Pedro Arrupe, was right there.
Two years ago, when Fr Arturo Sosa was in Hiroshima, we published two articles; we invite you to read or re-read them.
Hiroshima – Pedro Arrupe and his “apostolic energy”
“The figure of Father Arrupe for the Jesuits” – Homily in Hiroshima, August 2, 2019
To pray to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is to respond to His love by expressing our own love for Him and for all that He cherishes. During the month of June, we are especially encouraged to dedicate our prayers to the Sacred Heart.
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Let us pray that the international community may commit itself concretely to abolish torture, guaranteeing support to victims and their families.
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