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Page 1, 10th February 1950 — LIPS PLEA FOR MARTYR SAINT
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LIPS PLEA FOR MARTYR SAINT

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Japanese Catholics have started a movement to ask the Vatican to canonise Ukon Takayama, a 16thcentury Japanese feudal lord who became a Christian martyr.

A letter was recently discovered in the Vatican written by Pope Sixtus V in 1590, urging Takayama to remain strong in his Christian faith.




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