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Nagasaki Commemoration Lantern Lighting

On 9 August 2019, from 6.30-7.30 pm, an ecumenical service organised by Pax Christi (020 8203 4884) will take place at the Crypt Chapel, Ambrosden Avenue, behind Westminster Cathedral, in memory of the 76th anniversary of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter’s execution in 1943 for refusing to serve in Hitler’s army. Franz Jagerstatter was beatified in October 2007. Following the service, there will be an interfaith Peace Walk to the London Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park for a Lantern-Lighting Ceremony (the lanterns will not be floated in the Thames). This will begin at dusk, to commemorate the 74th Anniversary for victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all wars.

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