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VATICAN - KOREA
Seoul and Vatican confirm the Pope to visit Korea
The Pope 's trip will take place August 14 to 18 , 2014. Francis will preside at the Mass of beatification of 124 Korean martyrs, a mass for peace with North Korea in mind and he will participate in the Asian Youth Day in the Diocese of Daejeon.
03/12/2007 VATICAN – KOREA
The Pope has thoughts and a blessing for all North Koreans
In meeting the bishops of Korea Benedict XVI praises their initiatives in favour of reconciliation. He talks about missionaries’ contribution and the witnesses of faith offered by Asian Churches. He stresses the importance of the family.
23/02/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA VATICAN
Card. Cheong: "Seoul, Manila and Hong Kong together for Asia evangelization"
The new Korean cardinal, the first after 37 years, told AsiaNews: "Zen and Rosales are my longtime friends: I will work with them for the evangelization of the continent." He underlined other goals: "Improved ties with Pyongyang and commitment to the poor."
16/02/2007 NORTH KOREA – VATICAN
Pope writes letter to North Korean Catholics
This is the reply of the Holy See to a Christmas card sent by the National Korean Catholic Association. It will be delivered during a visit by a Caritas delegation to Pyongyang on 27 March. Mgr Lazzaro You Heung will lead the delegation.
24/03/2006 SOUTH KOREA - VATICAN
Card. Cheong: "Pope's vision for Asia re-launches evangelization there"
In an interview with AsiaNews, the Archbishop of Seoul, who received his Cardinal's red hat today, stressed the commitment of the Korean Church against embryo experimentation and for North Korea.
15/02/2007 VATICAN – SOUTH KOREA
Pope shares Korean concerns about peace and reconciliation
Benedict XVI received President Roh Moo-hyun and gave him a letter that drew attention to the Church commitment in defence of life and human dignity and echoed Seoul’s concern about the nuclear arms race, stressing the need to continue to offer humanitarian aid to the population on North Korea. He expressed closeness to the pain of Korean families who are divided due to the consequences of war.
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