» 05/06/2005, 00.00
Buddha's birthday is a celebration for all Koreans, says Archbishop of Seoul
Mgr Cheong Jin-suk hopes Catholics and Buddhists "can work together in solidarity" to defeat hatred, which is "against our two religions".
15/11/2013 SOUTH KOREA
Buddhist Patriarch visits the graves of Korean Church founders
The venerable Jinje leads the Jogye Order , the largest in the country with 20 million faithful. During the visit to the shrine of Chon Jin Am , which houses the remains of the first Korean Catholic laity, he stopped under a large statue of Mary Queen of Peace: "Very happy to be here."
12/05/2005 SOUTH KOREA
Catholics join Buddhists to celebrate birthday of Buddha
26/04/2005 SOUTH KOREA - VATICAN
Large numbers of South Koreans attend mass for Benedict XVI
The service was attended by every bishop in the country as well as political leaders and leaders from other religions. For Mgr Choi, papal power and authority cannot be interpreted in socio-political terms.
09/07/2007 SOUTH KOREA
“Inter-faith” pilgrimage promotes mutual knowledge, respect
A delegation of Catholics, Protesantants, Buddhists (Won and traditionalists), Confucianists, followers of Chondogyo and of Korean ancestral religions visited the country’s most important places of worship and planted a commemorative tree in each.
17/12/2004 SOUTH KOREA
Christmas trees in a Buddhist temple to honour Jesus' birth
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