Stormlizard

Stormlizard

Posted on 06/09/2015


Photo taken on October  9, 2006


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Amakusa Sakitsu Catholic Church 02 Built in 1934

Amakusa Sakitsu Catholic Church 02 Built in 1934
Taken 10 09 2006 using Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera.
1934: Sakitsu Catholic Church is built
during the ministry of Fr. Halbout.
Under the Edo-era government, the oppression of Christianity and the perUnder the Edo-era government, the oppression of Christianity and the persecution of Christians became increasingly severe. With the Meiji Era, however, freedom of religion was officially recognized and Christians of Hidden Faith began to reveal themselves. Today, the churches of Oe and Sakitsu are cherished as symbols of spirituality and fortitude.

Aliaksandr Gubarevich, [esc27], Michel Faivre, Thelonious58 and 2 other people have particularly liked this photo


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Jenny McIntyre
Jenny McIntyre
It's a lovely little church by the look of it
2 years ago.
Stormlizard has replied to Jenny McIntyre
Yes Jenny it is. Thank you.
2 years ago.
Gracie
Gracie
Love the architecture
2 years ago.
Stormlizard has replied to Gracie
Thank you Gracie.
2 years ago.
Stormlizard
Stormlizard
@ Thelonious58.
Thank you for the Star.
2 years ago. Edited 2 years ago.
Michel Faivre
Michel Faivre
Belle lumière !
2 years ago.
Stormlizard has replied to Michel Faivre
Merci beaucoup.
2 years ago.
Stormlizard
Stormlizard
@ [esc27]
Thank you for the Star.
2 years ago.
Aliaksandr Gubarevich
Aliaksandr Gubarevic…
Oh, wonderful shot !!!!
2 months ago.
Stormlizard has replied to Aliaksandr Gubarevic…
Thank you very much.
2 months ago.