» 12/09/2004, 00.00
SOUTH KOREA - NORTH KOREA
Both North and South consecrated to the Immaculate Virgin, says Bishop of Seoul
During yesterday's solemn ceremony, Archbishop Nicholas Cheong spoke for the first time about the situation in North Korea urging everyone to pray for its people.
18/08/2005 NORTH KOREA SOUTH KOREA
Archbishop of Seoul appeals for religious freedom in North Korea
Speaking before a congregation of 20,000 people, Mgr Cheong Jin-suk, Archbishop of Seoul and Apostolic Administrator for Pyŏngyang, calls for religious freedom in the North, key to the country's social development.
18/03/2005 SOUTH KOREA
Giving to others the Christian faith one received
The South Korean Church's commitments to China, Mongolia, Latin America and North Korea are proof of its spirit of mission. Who better than Thomas Hong-Soon Han, professor at Seoul's Hankuk University and a member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, to talk about it.
08/11/2013 NORTH KOREA
North Korea: New anti-TB sanatoriums for the Eugene Bell Foundation
The Kim regime has granted a humanitarian organization - which also includes several Catholic priests - permission to run 12 sanatoriums. Fr. Gerard Hammond, who has worked with the North for 20 years: "The government is more awareof the problem and is making some important concessions. For our part, we do not hide our Catholic identity" .
30/03/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
Card. Cheong: "I will do my utmost to host next WYD in Korea"
The new cardinal has proposed the Korean peninsula as a candidate to host World Youth Day. "It would be very useful for new vocations among youth, who may consider the north as a field for their ministry."
26/04/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
Catholic delegation goes north for first time ever
This is the first time the group of 61 people, lay and priests, visits the structures it funded over the past 11 years. For many analysts, the visit "raises hopes for an agreement allowing more religious freedom in the country".
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