I recently visited Yamaguchi Prefecture and found out that the first Christmas ever celebrated in Japan was right there. During
A statue of Shiro Amakusa. The young Christian rebel who rose up and led a rebellion against the Tokugawa Shogunate.
University essay case study: 16th & 17th Century Japanese Christianity By Stuart Iles 14th October 2011 In this essay I
On this Day, December 16, 1614, a number of Samurai women were killed by cannon fire in Osaka Castle. 400
Not a bad summary I found of Francis Xavier and Christianity in Japan. Francis Xavier, a founder of the Society
Tokyo – A trove of ancient documents unearthed at the Vatican could shed light on the brutal crackdown on Christianity