Pope departs Thailand for Japan, bringing anti-nuclear message

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Publish Date: 8:15 - 23 November 2019
TEHRAN, Nov 23_Pope Francis left Thailand on Saturday after a three-day visit and headed to Japan, where he is to visit the ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as part of his campaign against nuclear weapons.

Pope departs Thailand for Japan, bringing anti-nuclear messageTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_The pope, 82, was accompanied to the airport by his cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori, a nun who has worked in Thai schools for more than 50 years and was his translator on the trip.

In Thailand, he celebrated Mass with the small Catholic minority in an overwhelmingly Buddhist country, and spoke out against human trafficking and sexual exploitation of women.

In Japan, Pope Francis is expected to turn his focus to his anti-nuclear campaign, particularly on Sunday, when he visits Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world’s only two cities to suffer nuclear attacks.

source: Reuters

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