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The legal question of responsibility for the tragedy remains open, with the families of the victims still waiting for justice
The blessing of the 6-ton, 12-foot-tall marble statue of St. Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn took place on Sept. 16, the anniversary of his martyrdom
There are currently more than 5 million Catholics in South Korea, making up about 11.3% of the country’s total population
More recently, the Japanese government has repeatedly said it has no archives to verify fully the circumstances around the tragedy.
"Peace should be based on respect for individuals, the law, the common good, creation, and moral values passed down through generations."
When the Korean Catholic was a seminarian, he needed to find a way to secretly welcome foreign missionary priests to Korea
The “Statistics of the Korean Catholic Church 2022” noted that 11.3 percent of the country’s population are Catholics
The biographical movie on the life of St. Andrew Kim Tae-gon sheds light on the birth of Korea's first priest
The comfort women campaign highlights the urgency for justice as attempts to whitewash history and to distort narratives continue