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Pope Francis Calls for Nuclear Weapons Ban

Pope Francis called for a global ban on nuclear weapons Sunday as Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the U.S. dropping an atomic bomb on Nagasaki days before the end of World War Two. The pontiff said the memories of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in early August 1945 remain as a call for nuclear disarmament. "After so long that tragic event still causes horror and repulsion," the pope said in Rome. "It became the symbol of the boundless destructive...

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