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Thus began the reign of Christ in Japan, carried on the wings of his own almighty wind.
The former prime minister was shot on Friday while giving a speech in the city of Nara.
The Holy See Press Office said the two also spoke of ‘the war in Ukraine, stressing the urgency of dialogue and peace and expressing the hope, to this end, for a world free of nuclear weapons.’
Current Japanese law does not acknowledge same-sex marriage, but does not expressly prohibit it either
Japan’s Catholic bishops have marked the anniversary by praying for the dead and promising that the Church’s rebuilding efforts in the region will continue.
In February 2019 Pope Francis held a meeting with bishops from around the world on the sexual abuse of minors.
The Holy Father spoke of and prayed for peace at the site of the World War II bombing.
The archbishop's remarks came shortly before Pope Francis is due to visit Nov. 23-26.