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Photo of the Day | Tue Jan 16 2018
POPE FRANCIS,PHOTO,NAGASAKI

Alessandro Bianchi | Pool | AFP

Photo of the Day: January 16, 2018

Pope Francis holds a picture by US photographer Joseph Roger O’Donnell depicting a Nagasaki victim as he speaks to journalists aboard the plane for his trip to Chile and Peru on January 15, 2018. The caption of the picture distributed to journalists reads: “A boy is waiting his turn in the crematorium for his dead brother on his back” — the fruit of the war … Franciscus.

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Photograph by Alessandro Bianchi | Pool | AFP

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