Asia

August 29, 2014

Ambassador: ‘Francis Syndrome’ Provides Spark to Korean People

Thomas Han, former ambassador to the Holy See, said the Asian people were inspired to follow the Pope’s humble example.

August 15, 2014

Pope Francis: ‘There’s Only One Korea’

In off-the-cuff comments at a gathering of Asian youth, the Holy Father spoke of Korea as a divided family.

December 6, 2013

Amid Increased Persecution, Christianity Growing in ‘Global South’

A representative from the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary estimated that one in five Christians currently live in countries where they are likely to be persecuted.