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Fruit of war pope’s message for World Day of Peace

VATICAN (CNS): As 2017 receded and drew to a close, the horrors of war and people’s yearnings for peace were on Pope Francis’ mind and in his prayers.
 
In an unusual move, late on December 30 the pope requested that the Vatican Press Office and Vatican media distribute a copy of a famous photograph from the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
 
The photo depicts a young boy, about 10-years-old, carrying his dead little brother on his back. 
 

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