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The Unique Beliefs of Japan's Clandestine Christians

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Hidden Christians (2008): Inside the lives of Japan's secret Christians. For similar stories, see: Gospel And Guns: How Religion And Gun Law Intertwine In America https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KxVHmsT1Kg Christians Are Being Persecuted In Pakistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2004JRceTQ Meet the Men Bridging the Religious Divide in Nigeria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fAmmKM3uHs Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: https://www.journeyman.tv/film/3814 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures Since Japan’s rulers outlawed Christianity in the sixteenth century, believers have hidden their faith. But what began as Christianity has evolved into something quite different in the meantime. The ‘hidden Christians’ worship not one but two Virgin Marys. The religion survived because Buddhist priests turned a blind eye, allowing people to ostensibly embrace Buddhism while remaining clandestine Christians. “"We don’t expel them or tell them to quit their faith.”" ABC Australia – Ref. 3814 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.