S+L logo

S+L BLOG: Japan



Read the full text of Pope Francis' address to authorities and the diplomatic corps of Japan at Kantei, the residence of the prime minister. ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' address given at a meeting for peace in Hiroshima on November 24, 2019, during his apostolic visit to Japan. ...read more
Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the Solemnity of Christ the King in Nagasaki, Japan, during his apostolic visit. Read the full text of his homily here. ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' address given in tribute to St. Paul Miki and companions at the site of their martyrdom in Nagasaki, Japan. ...read more
Pope Francis began his apostolic visit to Japan by meeting with the country's bishops. Read the full text of his address here. ...read more
Three days after the demise of Hiroshima, on 9 August 1947, a second atomic bomb devastated the port city of Nagasaki. The “Fat Man” bomb, with 6.4 kg of plutonium and supposedly 30% more destructive power than the Hiroshima counterpart, missed the original city centre target by 3 km and hit the Urakami valley area ...read more