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Pope Blessed Pius IX, c.1878

Martyrs of Nagasaki

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A group of fourteen missionaries and Japanese native Christians who were martyred together for their faith

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Nagasaki“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 January 2018. Web. 24 February 2018. <>

Time Line 2018

Great Genna Martyrdom

17th century painting of the Great Genna Martyrdom, unknown Japanese artist; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • The Great Martyrdom of Nagasaki

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In 1615, the Tokugawa Shogunate prohibited Christianity throughout Japan and ordered all missionaries to leave the country. Some stayed, went into hiding, and continued to minister covertly to the Christians of Japan. In 1622, 56 missionaries and the lay people who had assisted them were publicly executed for their faith. They were –

Died

Venerable

Beatification

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Great Genna Martyrdom“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 September 2017. Web. 24 February 2018. <>

Apostles of Bulgaria

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Commemorates the leading missionaries and bishops who followed in the work of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, and brought Christianity to the area of modern Bulgaria.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Apostles of Bulgaria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2017. Web. 24 February 2018. <>

Saints who were Martyrs – page 13

Profiled Saints, Beati and Venerables

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saints who were Martyrs – page 13“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2017. Web. 24 February 2018. <>

Saints who were Martyrs – page 12

Profiled Saints, Beati and Venerables

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saints who were Martyrs – page 12“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2017. Web. 24 February 2018. <>

Saints who were Martyrs – page 11

Profiled Saints, Beati and Venerables

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saints who were Martyrs – page 11“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2017. Web. 24 February 2018. <>

My Bible History

Martyrs of 20 April

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There is an old Eastern tradition that these saints converted after watching the martyrdom of Saint George, but all we know for sure is that these are the names of yet more early Christians murdered for their faith. We know the names of these martyrs, but nothing more –

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of 20 April“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 May 2017. Web. 24 February 2018. <>