Our Lady of JapanThis shrine in Nagasaki was erected in 1897 and commemorates the seventeenth-century Japanese martyrs. It was later made a cathedral and remained intact in the wake of the nuclear holocaust of 1945.

The Holy Mother of AkitaThe weeping statue of Akita is venerated in a convent of Akita, a center for international pilgrimage.

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