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Hiroshima and Nagasaki memorial event held in New York

Hiroshima and Nagasaki memorial event held in New York

On August 7, Pax Christi Metro New York observed the 66th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings by organizing a remembrance event at the St. Joseph's Greenwich Village Church in New York. With the theme "Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Oppose Nuclear Weapons Today," the event began with an interfaith prayer followed by a panel discussion on interfaith perspectives on nuclear weapons. The panel discussion was joined by Ibrahim Ramey, Program Director of the Muslim American Society and former Program Director on Disarmament with Fellowship of Reconciliation, Hiro Sakurai, UN Representative of Soka Gakkai International and President of the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security, and Rosemarie Pace, Director of Pax Christi Metro New York. The event concluded with a procession to Farther Demo Square for a solemn vigil.

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