Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola

illustration of Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e Beati; click for source imageAlso known as

  • John Baptist Zola

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Joined the Jesuits in 1595 in Brescia, Italy. Missionary to India in 1602. Missionary to Japan in 1606, settling in Tacacu. Banished to China in 1614, he later returned to his work in Japan where he was assisted by Blessed Monica Naisen and Blessed John Naisen. Martyr.

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Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 June 2015. Web. 30 August 2015. <>