Only Repentance Can Bring Peace to Korea

Church leaders seeking peace on the Korean Peninsula emphasized the need for “repentance and atonement” between North Korea and South Korea.

Korean Bishops Back President’s Peace Plan

The president of the Korean bishops’ conference has welcomed President Moon Jae-in’s peace initiative, saying it matches the Church’s views on how peace can be achieved on the peninsula.

New Salvadoran Cardinal On Peace Mission to Korea

Celebrating a Mass in his native El Salvador, newly created Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez said his first major assignment will be to travel to South Korea for a meeting on how to achieve peace with North Korea.

Priest Asks China to Settle North Korean Refugees

A French Catholic priest working with North Korean refugees in China said conditions have worsened for Christians under Kim Jong Un and urged the Chinese government to shelter fugitives from the communist-ruled country.

Laity Is the Strength of The Church in Korea

When Pope Francis travels to South Korea, Aug. 14-18, he is ready to find a Catholic Church that exemplifies much of what he hopes for the Church around the world, including a highly active laity.

Korea Welcomes Pope Francis

Pope Francis is visiting South Korea Aug. 14-18 and will celebrate Mass at Asian Youth Day, beatify Korean martyrs and preside at a Mass for national reconciliation. You can see the highlights on NET-TV.

Koreans Await Pope’s Visit to Homeland

Less than three weeks remain before Pope Francis makes his first apostolic visit to South Korea, and excitement is building among local Koreans, especially at St. Paul Chong Ha-Sang parish, Flushing.