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Pope's Visit to Korea Raises Questions About Plight of Christians

Pope's visit to Korea raises questions about plight of Christians
Donald Kirk says religious persecution is going on today in North Korea
PUBLISHED : Thursday, 14 August, 2014, 12:11pm
UPDATED : Friday, 15 August, 2014, 2:46am
Donald Kirk

Pope Francis will spend five days travelling around South Korea and meeting some of the country's five million Catholics  Read More 
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As Pope Francis Beatifies Korea's martyrs, Will He Remember Christian Martyrs Up North?

By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com
The visit of Pope Francis to Korea coincides with the 69th anniversary tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 15, of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II.
The eyes of the world will be on the pontiff as he celebrates Mass in Daejeon’s World Cup Stadium on Asian Youth  Read More 
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