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Hidden Christians

A picture, sent by Bishop Joseph Takami Mitsuaki,* shows the meeting, on Friday March 17, 1865, in the newly built church at Oura, of a group of clandestine Christians from the Urakami* valley (today part of the urban area of Nagasaki ) and the missionary Bernard Petitjean MEP (1829 – 1884). It’s hard to know […]