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Sunday, August 09, 2015

Japan News This Week 9 August 2015


Japan News.
Hiroshima: Japan remembers atomic bombing, 70 years on

Nakasone: Japan’s war in Asia simply aggression
The Japan News

Panel says Japan falls short on its World War II amends
Boston Globe

Japan's part-timers entering era of 1,000-yen wages
Nikkei Asian Review

Support for Japanese leader Abe drops after security bills
Yahoo News

Japan: gov't to send high level delegation to Iran

Centuries-old camphor holds Japan's biggest tree house

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Japan has possibly up to about 2.5 million Christians out of a population of about 127 million. About 500,000 of Japan's Christians are Catholics. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) has about 127,000 members. The Salvation Army is a pervasive presence in Japan with over 1,100 full-time employees.

Sources: Catholic Hierarchy.org Wikipedia: Protestantism_in_Japan mormonnewsroom.org

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