All posts tagged "Catholic"

  • Mother Teresa prays with Stevphen Sou-hwan Kim who was the Archbishop of Seoul at the time, when she visited Korea in 1981. (Korea Times file)
    Mother Teresa to be made a saint after pope OKs miracle

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Mother Teresa, the tiny, stooped nun who cared for the poorest of the poor in the slums of India and beyond, will be declared a saint next year after Pope Francis approved a...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • Pope Francis blesses upon arrival for the Closing Holy Mass of the 6th Asian Youth Day at Haemi Castle in Seosan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
    [NYT] Papal Visit That Thrills Catholics Is Unsettling to Protestants in South Korea

     Since the pope’s arrival, his visits to a center for handicapped children and his common-man touch have generated front-page news lavishing praise for his humility, which has been celebrated elsewhere. One news agency...

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye greeted the 77-year-old Argentine upon his arrival at an airport in Seongnam, just southeast of Seoul. (Yonhap)
    Pope arrives in South Korea for 5-day visit

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Pope Francis arrived in South Korea on Thursday (KST) for a five-day trip seen as a reflection of the Vatican’s emphasis on the small but growing Catholic flocks in South Korea and other Asian...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Cardinal Yeom get in the car as he leaves for the industrial complex in the North's western border city of Kaesong. (Yonhap)
    South Korea’s Cardinal to visit North Korea for the first time

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung will be visiting the jointly run inter-Korean factory park in North Korea on Wednesday amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula, officials at the Unification Ministry said Tuesday. During this...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Catholic Radio Station Coming to Southland

    (CNS) – Immaculate Heart Radio is coming to Los Angeles and Orange counties in a move that could vastly increase its listener base, the broadcaster announced today. “Bringing Immaculate Heart Radio to Southern California will make families...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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