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Today marks 75 years since the most devastating deployment of weapons of mass destruction against civilian populations.
A whole human lifetime has now passed since tens of thousands of men, women and children in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were indiscriminately incinerated by two nuclear bombs dropped by the United States.
In the weeks, months and years that followed tens of thousands more died from radiation sickness or diseases caused by the blasts.
Church leaders from the Pacific region have explored themes of displacement and captivity at the 11th General Assembly of the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC).
Over seven days from 26 October to 1 November representatives of the PCC’s 34 member churches and 11 national councils of churches shared worship and built ecumenical community at the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in the Auckland suburb of Mangere.