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16th c. Samurai, martyr, advanced closer to beatification

I like this story.  From CNA:
This sword-wielding Samurai just moved closer to sainthood!
Vatican City, Jan 23, 2016 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The martyrdom of a 16th-century Samurai who died for his Catholic faith was approved this week by Pope … Continue reading

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