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PRAYER FOR PEACE ON 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIROSHIMA BOMBING

By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE     8/7/2015

The 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima was remembered yesterday all over the world.

A moment of silence at 8:15 a.m. local time, marked the moment when the United States dropped the bomb. Some 70,000 were killed that day and tens of thousands of others died from the effects of the blast.

The images above were taken as people prayed for peace and honored those who died.

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