Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola

Also known as

  • John Baptist Zola

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Joined the Jesuits in 1595 in Brescia, Italy. Missionary to India in 1602. Missionary to Japan in 1606, settling in Tacacu. Banished to China in 1614, he later returned to his work in Japan where he was assisted by Blessed Monica Naisen and Blessed John Naisen. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to this Cause, contact
       Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan
       2-10-10 Shiomi Koto-ku
       Tokyo 135-8585, JAPAN

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Giovanni Battista Zola“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 May 2014. Web. 1 September 2014. <>