Blessed Ioannes Onizuka Naizen

Also known as

  • John Naisen

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Profile

Wealthy layman. Married to Blessed Monica Naizen; father of Blessed Louis Naizen. Worked with Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola. Withstood personal persecution for his faith, but when the authorities threatened to force his wife into prostitution, he briefly renounced Christianity to save her. He later repented his back-sliding, and made a public pronouncement of his return to the Church. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ioannes Onizuka Naizen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 April 2015. Web. 27 April 2015. <>