Beato Dom Justo Ukon Takayama

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Takayama Ukon (1552-1615), also referred to as Dom Justo Takayama. A Christian Daimyo (feudal lord) who was given the choice of relinquishing his faith or being expelled, losing all his lands and wealth. He chose the latter and died in the Philippines. A bronze statue to his memory was erected in the Plaza Dilao, Manilla. Takayama is currently in consideration for sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church. If it happens this year, it will be the 400 year anniversary of his death.

Takayama Ukon (1552-1615), also referred to as Dom Justo Takayama. A Christian Daimyo (feudal lord) who was given the choice of relinquishing his faith or being expelled, losing all his lands and wealth. He chose the latter and died in the Philippines. A bronze statue to his memory was erected in the Plaza Dilao, Manilla. Takayama is currently in consideration for sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church. If it happens this year, it will be the 400 year anniversary of his death.

How Takayama Ukon went from Samurai to Saint

How Takayama Ukon went from Samurai to Saint

takayama ukon estatua Justo Takayama Ukon (1552-1615), el «Samurai de Cristo»

Don Justo Takayama, ¿un santo samurái?

El «samurai de Cristo»: Ukon Takayama, un señor guerrero admirado por los españoles - ReL

Pope Francis signed a decree approving the beatification of Takayama Ukon (高山右近), a Japanese Samurai who is considered a Martyr.

Takayama Ukon: A Great Christian Samurai

Christianity was not common in feudal Japan. As a foreign religion, it was embraced by a small minority of people including some samurai who were the socia

Blessed Iustus Takayama Ukon (高山右近) or Dom Justo Takayama (born Hikogorō Shigetomo) (1552 – 3 or 5 February 1615) was a Japanese Roman Catholic kirishitan daimyō and samurai who lived during the Sengoku period that witnessed anti-religious sentiment.[1] He abandoned his status to devote himself to his faith and was exiled to Manila where he lived a life of holiness until his death. | ReMycks

Ukon Takayama - an authentic Catholic Samurai daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who was just beautified this year Mom’s calligraphy: FAITH Takayama Ukon with calligraphy Faith

Takayama (Justo) Ukon followed the example of his father, Takayama Tomoteru, a daimyo (he was the lord of Sawa Castle in the Yamato Province) and convert to Catholicism. When he was baptized at around age 12 by the Jesuit missionary Gaspare diLella, he took the name “Justo,” for Justin Martyr. - See more at: http://aleteia.org/2016/01/24/samurai-martyr-soon-a-saint-dom-takayama-justo/#sthash.pwRdv5bx.dpuf

Samurai, Martyr, Soon a Saint: Dom Takayama Justo

Santos, Beatos, Veneráveis e Servos de Deus: Beato Justo Takayama Ukon, Leigo e Mártir (em breve sua beatificação). Um samurai santo.

Santos, Beatos, Veneráveis e Servos de Deus: Beato Justo Takayama Ukon, Leigo e Mártir (em breve sua beatificação). Um samurai santo.

¿Un samurái será elevado a los altares? 26/01/2016 - 05:15 pm .- Se llama Takayama Ukon, era un samurai del siglo XVI y gracias a que el Papa Francisco aprobó el 22 de enero el decreto que reconoce su martirio, será declarado beato y se sumará a la lista de católicos japoneses que prefirieron morir antes que renunciar a su fe.

¿Un samurái será elevado a los altares? 26/01/2016 - 05:15 pm .- Se llama Takayama Ukon, era un samurai del siglo XVI y gracias a que el Papa Francisco aprobó el 22 de enero el decreto que reconoce su martirio, será declarado beato y se sumará a la lista de católicos japoneses que prefirieron morir antes que renunciar a su fe.

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