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Pope Francis meeting Japanese Bishops on their Ad Limina visit to the Vatican

Pope Francis meeting Japanese Bishops on their Ad Limina visit to the Vatican

Pope urges Japanese Bishops to build on the memory of their martyrs

17/09/2017 15:37

Pope Francis has urged Christians in Japan to face current challenges bearing in mind the witness of their many martyrs. His words came in a letter addressed to the Bishops of Japan, on the occasion of Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s pastoral journey to the Land of the Rising Sun.

 

Almost 1.2 million seafarers of every nationality, working on ‎some 50,000 merchant ships, transport  almost 90% of every kind of cargo. ‎

Almost 1.2 million seafarers of every nationality, working on ‎some 50,000 merchant ships, transport almost 90% of every kind of cargo. ‎

Japanese bishops’ message for Sea Sunday

08/07/2016 16:29

In a message for July 10 "Sea Sunday", Japanese bishops draw attention to the situation of seafarers whose difficulties and hardships are hardly reported, and also urge the faithful to help protect the seas.