Paulo was born in the year 1562 to a wealthy samurai family in the town of Settsu Kuni (near Osaka). A few years later, Changqi Miyoshi, a famous and larger samurai leader became a guardian of the province. Though he himself was not a believing Christian, he allowed missionary activities and largely allowed the populac
Pope Francis added the memorial of Sts. Mary, Martha, and Lazarus to the General Roman Calendar, giving the siblings the combined feast day of July 29.