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  • Paul Miki & Companions

    On 5th February 1579, St Paul Miki and twenty-five Companions were executed for their Christian faith by crucifixion and spearing, at Nagasaki, Japan. They included 17 Japanese laymen (amongst them 3 boys, the youngest 12yrs old), 3 Japanese Jesuits, 4 Spanish, 1 Mexican and 1 Indian. By the end of the sixteenth century, Japanese rulers…