To trace the development of Christianity in the district during the 17th century we have to have recourse to the Annual Letters of Madurai from Fr. Emmanual Martin (1638) to Fr. De Mello (1689). We learn also from the unpublished manuscripts of Fr. Causanel regarding the churches on the western border of the district during that period. From the latter source we come to know that after the destruction of Thadhampatty church, Periayyah the elder son of Thanavathipillai went with the statue of St.
Up to 1535 it could be safely said that the lamp of faith had not been lit anywhere in Tamil Nadu except in Mylapore where St. Thomas preached and was martyred.
THIS IS A SURVEY ON CATHOLICISM IN KOREA FROM “PAIX LITURGIQUE” (A FRENCH CONSERVATIVE INSTITUTE THAT PROMOTES THE TRIDENTINE MASS AROUND THE WORLD).
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