Japanese bishops hold neutrality on peaceful nuclear power
Catholic World News - April 10, 2012
The Japanese Catholic bishops have declined to join other religious groups in a call to close the country’s nuclear power plants.
The Japanese bishops conference has indicated that it does not oppose involvement by individual priests or religious in the anti-nuclear demonstrations that have marked the anniversary of the disastrous accident at the Fukushima plant after the earthquake of March 2011. But the episcopal conference said that it would remain neutral on the subject of nuclear power production, following the lead of the Vatican. The Holy See has indicated cautious support for the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($23,785 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!