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Anniversary of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

This month commemorates the 71st anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

This video remembers the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki through a lens of social justice and peacemaking. This four minute prayer gives you a chance to pray for peace and hope while reflecting on the tragedy of nuclear warfare.

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Laudato Si: A 9 Minute Video of Praise

On June 18th, 2015 Pope Francis issued ‘Laudato Si’. This Spring, we worked to bring you a nine-minute video for your use in teaching and preaching. Using seven Scripture passages that tell of Jesus meeting people after his Resurrection, we interspersed quotes from Pope Francis’s Encyclical–‘Laudato Si’

Francis issued ‘Laudato Si’ on Pentecost 2015.
We are issuing our video on Pentecost 2016!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFXbBP7xpsE