SEOUL, South Korea — As North and South Korea prepare for reunions for some families separated by the 1953 partition of the peninsula, the Church in Korea remains concerned for the countries’ reunification.
Family reunions are scheduled to take place Feb. 20-25, though North Korea has threatened to cancel the event. Such reunions would be the first since 2010.
Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung of Seoul, who will become a cardinal on Feb. 22, is known for his dedication to reconciliation between North and South Korea, and the South Korean bishops’ conference held a month of prayer for the reconciliation and unity of the Korean people last year.
The reunion will be held at Mount...READ MORE