This essay from Alice Bingham Gorman will stick with me for a while, and I’m not sure why.
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Seventy years and a day after the bombing of Hiroshima:
This is what the Rev. George Zabelka, the Air Force chaplain who blessed the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, said: As a Catholic chaplain I watched as the Boxcar, piloted by a good Irish Catholic pilot, dropped the bomb on Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki, the center of Catholicism in Japan. I never preached a single …
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