On Novermber 24, Pope Francis visited Hiroshima. Meeting for peace was held at the Peace Memorial Park. Pope disseminated peace message.
People in the world are deeply encouraged by the words of Pope. we hope Pope’s message increases the momentum toward the abolition of nuclear weapons under the present sever situation of nuclear disarmament. Hiroshima Prefecture also keeps taking initiatives toward the abolition of nuclear weapons.
[Schedule of Pope’s visit to Hiroshima]
Pope arrived at the Peace Memorial Park
Governor of Hiroshima prefectre, mayor of Hiroshima city and assemble chairmen welcomed Pope Francis
Pope placed a floral tribute and lit a candle
A moment of silent prayer
Testimonies of the a-bomb survivors