South Korea

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 17, 2014

Pope to Asian Youth: The Church Needs Your Witness

The Holy Father told attendees of the the Sixth Asian Youth Conference, ‘Let Christ turn your natural optimism into Christian hope, your energy into moral virtue, your goodwill into genuine self-sacrificing love.’

August 16, 2014

Pope Prays at Garden Memorial for Aborted Children

August 16, 2014

Pope Beatifies 124 Korean Martyrs, Praising Their Witness to Christ

In God’s mysterious providence, the Christian faith entered Korea through the hearts and minds of the people themselves, the Holy Father said at Mass at Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Gate.

August 15, 2014

Vatican ‘Shares the Sadness’ of Chinese Youth Barred From Visiting Korea

More than 60 Chinese young people are attending the Asian Youth Day, but many more were not able to leave mainland China.

August 14, 2014

Pope Francis' Address to South Korean Authorities - Full Text

April 15, 2014

Burgeoning Religious Community Sees Global Impact

The Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres counts a number of its vocations from South Korea, which Pope Francis plans to visit in August.

March 10, 2014

Pope Francis to Visit South Korea in August

Holy Father to make first visit to Asia on occasion of Asian Youth Day.

February 3, 2010

Korean Doctors Lead Revolt Against Illegal Abortions