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- Annual Japan/Korea Delegation Retreat: Sept. 6-9, 2021 September 21, 2021
- A SPECIAL MONTH TO “PROTECT ALL LIFE”: September 1 ～ October 4, 2021 September 3, 2021
- War Against Children: Body Parts – “Worst Nightmare For the Unborn” (Part 5) August 30, 2021
- The Hidden side of the Olympics August 14, 2021
- Prayer For Peace August 4, 2021
- Rituals or Spirituality? June 26, 2021
- Pope Francis appoints English Oblate, Father Andrew Small, secretary of child protection commission June 23, 2021
- Pope Francis Says, “Abortion is the Death Penalty for the Unborn.” May 24, 2021
- Crimes against humanity start by depersonalizing the individual March 15, 2021
- Lent and Pandemic February 22, 2021
2019 OMI Japan/Korea Delegation
Category Archives: Japan Scene
Bradly Rozairo OMI – The late Pope St. John Paul II announced the “Appeal for Peace” in February 1981 at the Peace Memorial Park of Hiroshima with these words, “War is the work of man. War is destruction of human life. War is death…To … Continue reading
75 Years after the War: A Peace Message from the Catholic Bishops of Japan – Protect all life – Peace is the path of hope
To our Brother and Sister Catholics of Japan and All People of Good Will: On the 50th anniversary of the end of the war, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan issued the message “Resolution for Peace” in light of the … Continue reading
On a recent Saturday in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district more than 100 people, many of them elderly men, stood close together in a long queue waiting for food hand-outs.
Jude Peirisulle OMI – Japan is one of many countries affected by COVID -19. The first major cluster of the virus was discovered on the Diamond Princess cruise ship which had arrived in Yokohama in early February. The cruiser was put in … Continue reading
Gender gaps remain significant in Japan as traditional roles for men and women are strongly reinforced in society and through mass media, leaving many women accustomed to restrictive norms and limited opportunities, a senior U.N. official has said.
Mar 4, 2020.- Some Japanese dioceses have suspended Masses for several weeks due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic across the country.
In the late 1990s, just as home computers and internet access were becoming ubiquitous, people in Japan began paying closer attention to a severe form of social withdrawal—marked by the desire to be alone in one’s bedroom—that was becoming commonplace among adolescent boys. … Continue reading
Fr. Bernard ONDAP OMI – Last December 26-27, 2019, the Japan Oblate Delegation, joined by four diocesan clergy from Takamatsu Diocese, came together for the annual Christmas at Nakajimacho Parish Rectory in Kochi, Japan. The simple yet very meaningful atmosphere … Continue reading
The girl was 15, the teacher in his early 30s. He recognized her ability, encouraged her, befriended her, seduced her. He took her to a love hotel and said, “This is what grown-ups do.”
The number of babies born in Japan fell an estimated 5.9 percent this year to fewer than 900,000, the first time since the government started compiling data in 1899, the welfare ministry said Tuesday.
Japan’s crime rate hits postwar low, but report shows rise in child abuse, domestic violence and offenses by the elderly
The transition from Heisei to Reiwa came at a relatively peaceful time, with the nation’s crime rate falling to a postwar low in 2018, an annual white paper released Friday by the Justice Ministry has shown.
For centuries, Japanese intellectuals, emperors, and missionaries have asked the same question: What does it mean to be both Japanese and Catholic?