Saint Leo Karasumaru

[Martyrs of Nagasaki]Also known as

  • Leo Carasuma

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Profile

Younger brother of Saint Paul Ibaraki. Uncle of Saint Louis Ibaraki. A Buddhist bonze in his youth. Convert to Christianity, baptized by Japanese Jesuits in 1589. First Korean Franciscan tertiary. Chief catechist for the Franciscan friars, and threw himself into any task they gave him. One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.

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Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Leo Karasumaru“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 January 2014. Web. 20 August 2014. <>