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  • Son of Marine photographer meets pope in Japan

    Son of Marine photographer meets pope in Japan

    • Nov 24, 2019

    The son of the U.S. Marine photographer who filmed a boy carrying his dead brother in the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki has shaken hands with Pope Francis.

  • What do Japanese call the pope?

    • Nov 24, 2019

    Is the pope “Kyoko,” or “Ho-o” in Japanese? The Japanese government adopted the term “Kyoko” (教皇) as the official translation of his title ahead of his visit this weekend, in line with the policy of the Catholic Church in Japan, replacing “Ho-o” (法王).

  • Pope calls himself a ‘missionary pilgrim’ in Japan

    Pope calls himself a ‘missionary pilgrim’ in Japan

    • Nov 23, 2019

    Over half a century since joining the Jesuits with the hope of becoming a missionary in Japan, Pope Francis finally fulfilled the dream of visiting this land, following in the footsteps of the co-founder of his religious order.

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