Scandinavia and the World

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May I offer you some Jesus? 28 6, 8:31am

I'm fairly sure Japanese were intolerant of Buddhism during the time era your talking about. Shinto was made the state religion because it was a native belief and it was a period of isolationist rhetoric where anything foreign was strictly regulated. "Protestants -> convince the japanese shogun to fight against Catholism " This was under the logic that Catholics would obey the Pope and Catholic laws first over local leaders or laws. Also, America has a similar paranoia about Catholic leaders, I remember people talking about it when JFK was elected, and the man was assassinated. He was the first and LAST USA Catholic president.