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Pope Francis encourages young Catholics to live lives of joy, purpose

On the fourth day of his five-day visit to Korea,… Pope Francis held the closing mass for Asian Youth Day at Haemi Fortress in the country’s southwest. There, the pontif encouraged the youth in attendance to wake up and live a life filled with joy and purpose. Hwang Ji-hye tells us more. The pope made… Read More »

Catholic Church shifts tone on gays, lesbians 가톨릭, 동성애·이혼 포용 입장 시사

The Catholic Church has signaled that′s ready to make an about turn on its view on homosexuality. A preliminary report from an assembly of bishops at the Vatican opens the door for a greater acceptance of gays and lesbians. Sohn Jung-in has more. It is being described as a striking shift in tone by the… Read More »

New Catholic Church opens as symbol of inter-Korean peace 남북합작 성당

It’s being touted as a new symbol of inter-Korean peace. There’s a new Catholic church in South Korea that was built with heavy influences from North Korea. This comes 16 years after a group of North Korean Catholics living in South Korea… first bought the land for this place of worship. Connie Lee has more.… Read More »

Pope Francis likely to appoint more cardinals from developing world 한국에서 새 추기경

Pope Francis is likely to focus on the developing world in his appointment of new cardinals this month,… as he hopes to reshape the Roman Catholic hierarchy to better reflect regions where the church is flourishing. Looking East, observers say clerics from Korea, which has a small but growing Catholic community, could be named… alongside… Read More »

Vatican review pushes for shift on gays, lesbians 바티칸 동성애에 대한 변화 제안

A new report from the Vatican is urging the Roman Catholic Church to adopt a more accepting stance on gays and lesbians. With more, we turn to Paul Yi at the News Center. Paul, this marks a major shift in tone for the Vatican. What′s been the reaction to this call for reform? Well, Catholics… Read More »

Korea, Catholic Church prepare for Pope’s visit

South Korea is very proud to welcome Pope Francis to the country this week for a five-day visit. And ahead of his highly-anticipated arrival on Thursday, the Catholic Church in Korea has released a special message. Our Park Ji-won tells us more. Ahead of the Pope’s five-day visit to Korea later this week, the Catholic… Read More »

Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung to be named cardinal next month

Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung will become the third ever Korean to be appointed a cardinal, following Stephen Kim Sou-hwan and Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk . Why was Yeom chosen? Our Kwon Soa has more on his background. More than half of his life archbishop Yeom Soo-jung has devoted himself to religion. He is not only currently… Read More »