The Wider Image: Japan's 'Hidden Christians' fear for religion's fate
Rice cakes featuring sun and moon are seen in front of an altar during a ceremony to mark the eve of the birth of the Virgin Mary at the house of Masaichi Kawasaki, a descendant of 'Hidden Christians', on Ikitsuki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, November 5, 2019. Japan's "Kakure Kirishitan," or "Hidden Christians," preserved their faith in secret during centuries of persecution. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "HIDDEN CHRISTIANS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.