Archdioceses of Seattle and Santa Fe Embark on Pilgrimage of Peace to Japan

Pax Christi International welcomes the announcement of Archbishops of Santa Fe and Seattle, who will embark on a transformative Pilgrimage of Peace to Tokyo, Akita, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki, Japan, from July 31 to August 12, 2023.

The delegation advocates for nuclear disarmament and global cooperation, aiming to create a world free from nuclear weapons and promote lasting peace. The mission is to build a strong relationship with the bishops of Japan and establish a global community flourishing in peace. 

Guided by the Holy Spirit and under the patronage of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Our Lady of Nagasaki, the delegation stands in solidarity for a future of peace. A Novena for peace will be held from August 1 to August 9 as part of the pilgrimage. 

Read the full statement here

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