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［Society of Jesus］
The Society of Jesus is a Catholic order approved by the Pope. It was founded by Francis Xavier and companions in 1534.
Martyrdom is the act of choosing death and giving one's life to God rather than abandoning Christian faith and morals.
［Order of Friars Minor］
The Order of Friars Minor is a Catholic order approved by the Pope, founded in Italy in the 13th century by Saint Francis of Assisi and eleven of his comrades.
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1549 - 1644
The Arrival and Flourishing of Christianity
The Ban on Christianity and the Secret Transmission of the Faith
The Opening of Japan and the Discovery of the Hidden Christians The Lifting of the Ban and the Revival of Christianity