» 06/09/2006, 00.00
SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
South Korean Caritas new channel of Catholic aid to north
The agreement "implies that North Korea acknowledges the work of the South Korean section as the only channel of aid from Catholics from all over the world."
20/10/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
Caritas to "continue work for people in North" after nuclear test
The decision was taken at the end of a two-day meeting at the headquarters of Caritas Internationalis. Participants told AsiaNews that charity means unconditional love and that the mission of the Church, "as repeated several times by the Holy See", consists in being close to those who suffer. The North Koreans were given copies of Deus Caritas Est.
18/10/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
Nuclear test "affects Caritas aid for the people"
The director of the Korean Caritas, Fr Paul Jeremiah Hwang Yong-yeon, was the first foreigner to cross the border with North Korea after Pyongyang announced that it had carried out a nuclear test. He told AsiaNews how this experiment is sure to deal a heavy blow to the work of the Catholic organization and how ordinary people will pay the price.
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.
10/10/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
Seoul: South Korean bishops meet to discuss aid for North after atomic test
The South Korean bishops, amid the general assembly of their conference, gathered all those involved in the sector of humanitarian aid for the people of North Korea. Tomorrow, the local Caritas director leaves for the north.
16/05/2005 NORTH KOREA SOUTH KOREA
Seoul and Pyongyang to restart talks
A South Korean delegation arrived this morning in Kaesong, a city in North Korea, for the start of two-day talks. It will discuss restarting the six-nation nuclear talks and humanitarian aid for the North.
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