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KOREA – VATICAN
Theresa Kim Hwa-young
For Card Tauran, “Korea is an example of religious tolerance”
During a visit to South Korea with Mgr Celata, the president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue met President Lee, whose nation promotes “universal values”. The prelate notes that unity requires religion and culture, not politics alone.
Christians and Buddhists should teach good stewardship of the earth
The Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue issues a statement on the occasion of Vesakh. In it calls on Christians and Buddhists to promote in the world a culture of respect for creation, one that focuses on sustainable development and climate change.
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"Dear leader" meets South Korean envoy
Seoul calls the meeting totally unexpected. Analysts view it as breather inhe nuclear stand-off.
23/08/2004 ASIA FABC - SOUTH KOREA
Bishops' Assembly on family nears end
20/04/2005 SOUTH KOREA - VATICAN
Korean Catholics, Buddhists and Protestants greet new Pope
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.
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