Tag: Japán

Religious freedom on Blinken's agenda during first trip abroad

China has come under particular fire in recent years for its treatment of religious minorities.

Saint Paul Miki and Companions, the martyrs of Nagasaki

On the 6th of February, we commemorate twenty-six martyrs killed in 1597 in Nagasaki.

Japanese wine production ceased as a result of Christian persecution

Winemaking was present in Japan in the seventeenth century, and it ceased because of Christian persecution.

Why was the atomic bomb dropped on the most Catholic town of Japan?

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the Jesuits and the Franciscans built up a Catholic community in Nagasaki.

Catholics in Japan fear for refugees, foreigners during coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is causing drops in charitable donations to Catholic organizations in Japan.

Japanese Catholics gratefully commemorated St. Maximilian Kolbe

In 1982, Pope John Paul II canonised Father Kolbe and declared him a martyr of charity.

Japan: mobile mosques during the Olympic Games in Tokyo

The organizers explain that the mobile mosques can be unfolded to their full size in just a few seconds.

Seeking Recognition of Gay Marriage in Japan

Gay couples sue Japan over right to get married - First lawsuits are filed