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South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

South Korea conducts live-fire exercises amid tensions

05/09/2017 09:18

South Korean warships on Tuesday conducted live-fire exercises at sea, following the North's biggest-ever nuclear test.

 

Frs. Father Adrianus Sunarko ‎OFM (Indonesia), Pius Moon Chang-woo ‎(S. Korea) and Job Koo Yobi ‎(S. Korea)

Frs. Father Adrianus Sunarko ‎OFM (Indonesia), Pius Moon Chang-woo ‎(S. Korea) and Job Koo Yobi ‎(S. Korea)

Pope makes appointments in Indonesia, South Korea and Marshal Islands ‎

28/06/2017 15:47

Pope Francis on 28 June appointed a bishop in Pangkalpinang Diocese in Indonesia,  an auxiliary bishop in Seoul Archdiocese ‎and a coadjutor bishop in Cheju Diocese, both in South Korea, and a prefect apostolic in the Marshall Islands.

 

Pope Francis blesses the Adoratio Domini in unitate et pace altar for a Sanctuary in South Korea

Pope Francis blesses the Adoratio Domini in unitate et pace altar for a Sanctuary in South Korea

Pope Francis blesses altar for South Korean sanctuary

07/06/2017 13:17

Pope Francis on Wednesday blessed an altar destined for the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rosary in Namyang, South Korea during his General Audience

 

South Korean bishops against death penalty

South Korean bishops against death penalty

South Korean bishops to campaign against capital punishment

26/11/2016 13:28

The Catholic bishops' conference of South Korea, is renewing its opposition to the death penalty with an awareness-raising campaign utilizing media, education and cultural events.

 

Mons. John Baptist Jung-Shin-chul, nominated bishop of Incheon, in Corea, November 10, 2016

Mons. John Baptist Jung-Shin-chul, nominated bishop of Incheon, in Corea, November 10, 2016

Korea: Bishop appointed to the Diocese of Incheon

10/11/2016 11:05

Bp. John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, so far, Auxilliary Bishop of the Incheon diocese has been appointed Bishop of the same diocese. 

 

One B-1B Lancer bombers deployed by the US military and four S Korean F-15K fighters fly over S Korea, Tuesday, as latest show of force against NKorea

One B-1B Lancer bombers deployed by the US military and four S Korean F-15K fighters fly over S Korea, Tuesday, as latest show of force against N Korea

Korean Church appeals for elimination of all nuclear weapons from the peninsula

14/09/2016 17:31

The statement from the Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace has called on regional actors to eliminate all nuclear weapons from the peninsula and has encouraged dialogue for peace