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The child victims of the atomic bombing were victims of the Japanese Imperialist Government who started the war.

This will alway be a controversial situation. Why is the pope visiting Japan.

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Remind me, who was the Pope and the Catholic Church aligned with during WW2?!

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Remind me, who was the Pope and the Catholic Church aligned with during WW2?!

No one. The Vatican was neutral. Pope Pius XII made statements condemning various acts (like the German invasion of Poland) in hopes of preventing or limiting the outbreak of war, but was not "aligned with" either side.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vatican_City_in_World_War_II

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Why is the pope visiting Japan?

Because he wants to see it?

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In all wars civilians suffer most of the casualties, but in a nuclear war, they are the target.

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