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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

The Catholic Holocaust of Nagasaki--"Why, Lord?"

 • The Catholic Holocaust of Nagasaki--"Why, Lord?"
The author, a member of the Third Order of the Franciscans of the Immaculate, draws upon Fr. Paul Glynn's book A Song for Nagasaki in order to reflect on God's purpose in allowing the horrible destruction of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. From the Aug/Sept issue of Homiletic & Pastoral Review.
by Brother Anthony Josemaria

• When the Sun Turned Black
An excerpt from A Song for Nagasaki: The Story of Takashi Nagai, Scientist, Convert, and Survivor of the Atomic Bomb, the story of Takashi Nagai, a pioneer in radiology research and a convert to the Catholic Faith.
by Paul Glynn, S.M.

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