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Feastday: September 6

Death: 1627


Japanese martyr. A native, he was educated by the Jesuits, and entered the Society of Jesus in 1589. Forced to leave Japan, he went to Macao but then returned to Japan in disguise. Giving in to temptation, he left the Jesuits for one dark day but then repented and gave himself utterly to the Christian cause in the islands. Seized by authorities, he was burned alive at Nagasaki with several companions after refusing to allow his family to buy his freedom.


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