Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola

Also 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.

Born

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Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 April 2015. Web. 4 May 2015. <>