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Thumbnail pope francis waves to pilgrims during his april 26 2017 general audience in st peters square credit lucia ballester cna Remember the witness of your martyrs, Pope tells Japanese bishops

In a letter to Japanese bishops, Pope Francis urges his brother prelates to use the example of their country's martyrs as an inspiration to...

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Thumbnail samurai credit britannica wikipedia public domain cnajpg Samurai martyr beatified in Japan

Tokyo, Japan, Feb 8, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A 17th century Catholic Samurai and martyr was beatified during a Mass in ‎Osaka, Japan on...

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