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by / on June 25, 2010 at 11:46 am / in Roman Catholic Missions

THE CATHOLIC MISSIONS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 1901-1909

The interests of the Church in Japan, as has been seen, were for a long time entrusted to the Societe des Missions Etrangeres of Paris and thus, nearly all of missionaries were French. After the Spanish -American war many of the Dominicans removed from the Philippine Islands, and in 1904, the Propaganda having caused the Islands of Shikoku, which then […]

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by / on June 17, 2010 at 3:41 pm / in Roman Catholic Missions

DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHURCH (1873-1900)

Not only in the open port but also in the interior, there was an increasing number of conversions. In August 1875,one of the missionaries baptized in the village of Matsunaga (Suruga) thirty persons who had received instruction from a catechist. Soon after this, the number of worshippers at the annual festival of a Shinto shrine in the neighboring city of […]

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