» 05/07/2012, 00.00
Theresa Kim Hwa-young
Child loneliness, the price for economic growth
The reduction of the school week raises concerns. On Saturdays, many children do not eat because their parents are at work. Junk food becomes a major staple on the table, and students engage less in physical activity.
25/08/2004 ASIA FABC -SOUTH KOREA
A culture of life: a mission for both Church and family in Asia
Bishops deplore the absence of delegates from China and join in spirit Chinese and North Korean Catholics.
29/03/2007 SOUTH KOREA
Abortion and embryo manipulation tools of economic progress causing society’s death, say bishops
All of Korea’s bishops have signed and released a message in which they attack the South Korean government for promoting abortion and stem cell research in the name of economic progress. For them abortion and embryo manipulation destroy man’s dignity and sacredness, and are the cause for a declining birth rate and society’s perversion.
28/07/2005 south korea
Suicide rate of elderly soars in past two decades
17/08/2007 SOUTH KOREA - NORTH KOREA
Inter Korean summit, the Church urges “sincere” dialogue on economic issues
The President of Caritas Korea expresses his “joy” at the imminent summit in Pyongyang: in order to reach peace the famine in the North needs to be resolved. Head of State Roh: at the centre of talks, the formation of a unified economic zone.
29/09/2005 SOUTH KOREA
Suicide fourth leading cause of death among South Koreans
Suicide is on the rise among the 20- and 30-something.
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