Chaplain's address at service to mark 70th Anniversary of the fire-bombing of Hamburg

St. Katharinen Kirche was packed on 4 August as people gathered to recall the terrible events of July/August 1943. The scars that remain remind us of the constant need to work for peace and reconciliation. Drawing on parallels between the conflict between Australia and Japan, the Chaplain in his address challenges us to work towards ensuring 'Operation Gommorah' never happens again while reminding us that in many parts of the world people still have to face the destruction of war.

A copy of the address given by the Revd Matthew Jones can be found