Spotlight: Unzen Jigoku (Nagasaki)

In 1549, the Portuguese missionary Francis Xavier landed in Kagoshima with one main mission - to spread the gospel to the inhabitants of Japan. In the next 100 years, Christianity flourished in various communities on Kyushu (Nagasaki, Hirado and Kagoshima, to name a few) but never seemed to spread much further. In the mid 1600s,... Continue Reading →

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