Catholic Shodoshima Church, Tonosho-cho

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  • It is a church near the Dojo Town Office. I visited Shodoshima for the first time in the marathon race, but It seems that Shodoshima was a hidden Island of Christians. There is a statue near Takayama in front of the church.
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  • Christianity was built on site I went to see the introduction of monument and statue of Takayama Ukon. It was just was unfortunately closed the gate because I saw the purpose of inscription and picture.
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  • Konishi Yukinaga was in Lord Christ ban of Hideyoshi in the missionaries and Takayama Ukon strapping shodoshima island is. Said 1,400 Christians in the Shodo-Shima Island at that time. Then, the line length is daimyo of higo 240000 stone and left shodoshima island in three years.   Referred to as Christian after leaving the line length was about 50. As was also the kakure Kirishitan with appeared to be a cross crafted tombstones on the island after the ban was issued.  Tombstone leaves its traces. For tens of thousands of people were killed in that war speaking of Shimabara Shimabara for in attracting people from shodoshima many emigrated. As if some number is assigned in each village, decided to immigrate with the hardships of life in the lottery broke up families and people.
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