R | | Adventure, Drama, History
In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.
Martin Scorsese was given the novel "Silence" by the Reverend Paul Moore back in 1988. Reverend Moore was the most renowned liberal Protestant Episcopal priest of his time, when he served as the Bishop of the Diocese of New York.
1633. Pax Christi. Praised be God. Although for ust there is little peace in this land now. I never knew Japan when it was a country of light, but I have never known it to be as dark as it is now. All our progress has ended in new persecution, new ...
When Rodrigues, Garupe and Kichijuro first arrive in Japan, they swim to shore. However in the next shot as they walk through the cave on the shore, they are completely dry.
For the Japanese Christians and their pastors Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
English, Japanese, Latin
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