Japan: Pope Is Given Image of Buddhist Goddess Kannon
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Japan: Pope Is Given Image of Buddhist Goddess Kannon, Similar to Virgin - ZENIT - English

At the end of Pope Francis’ visit to the University of Sophia, the University’s President and the President of the Catholic Students Association …
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Must be nice to have many idols to adore...
St Michael the Archangel defend us in battle
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frjimanderson is correct. Persecuted Christians in Japan fully understood the difference between the two. More info here: www.onmarkproductions.com/html/maria-kannon.html
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How sweet. Now Francis can place this next to his Pachamama.
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During the numerous persecutions Catholics prayed to the Blessed Virgin Mary, not the Buddhist statue. It was a cover to disguise their devotion to Mary. See: "A Song for Nagasaki," available for $2.00 on Amazon's Kindle.
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