Thursday, February 19, 2009

Xavier's Living Legacy

Anyone with a cursory knowledge of Japan's history may be aware that Francis Xavier was among the first missionaries to the island nation back in 1549. What you may not know is that he has a blood-relative still living there. Saturday night’s episode of Sekai Ichi Uketai Jyugyou introduced him to television viewers in a short trivia segment. Fortunately, you don't even have to speak the language to know what's going on.[more:JapanProbe]