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by / on March 22, 2010 at 12:49 pm / in Interesting Japanese Christians!

Luis Sotelo

Luis Sotelo From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Luis Sotelo (September 6, 1574 -1624), was a Franciscan friar who died as a martyr in Japan, in 1624, and was beatified by Pope Pius IX in 1867. Sotelo was born in Sevilla, Spain, and studied at the University of Salamanca before entering the convent of “Calvario de los Hermanos Menores”. He was […]

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by / on March 22, 2010 at 12:39 pm / in Interesting Japanese Christians!

Date Masamune

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Date Masamune (伊達 政宗?) (September 5, 1567 – June 27, 1636) was a Japanese samurai of the Azuchi-Momoyama period through early Edo period. Heir to a long line of powerful daimyo in the Tōhoku region, he went on to found the modern-day city of Sendai. An outstanding tactician, he was made all the more iconic […]

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