Day: October 13, 2015

Japan’s “hidden Christians”

Japan’s “hidden Christians”

An NPR Weekend Edition story profiles the kakure kirishitan, Japanese Christians who hid their religion after Christianity was outlawed in the late sixteenth century, and who continue to practice in the same ways since the ban was lifted well over a century ago. Their religion morphed into what is arguably a separate faith, barely recognizable as […]

Archbishop suggests “deeper sharing,” including communion, between Roman Catholics and Anglicans

Archbishop suggests “deeper sharing,” including communion, between Roman Catholics and Anglicans

In an interview with the Church of Ireland Gazette, he said that although the two churches now work closely together on a daily basis it was a source of “pain” that they still could not share communion.