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Discovering Nagasaki's secret Christian past

| Jan 20, 2016

Discovering Nagasaki's secret Christian past

When people outside Japan hear the word "Nagasaki," they often think only of the atomic bombing. This tragic event seems to have obliterated not only much of the city, but also global awareness about its rich and fascinating past. Being proposed for UNESCO World Heritage ...

/ Aug 4, 2014

Christian heritage of Japan

The government's announcement of its intention to make Christian sites in Nagasaki its official candidate for UNESCO World Heritage status in 2016 spotlights a side of Japanese history that many around the world have little awareness of.