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Pope Francis thanks South Korean faithful for COVID relief fundraising

In a press statement, the Archdiocese of Seoul revealed that it sent the Vatican about US$1.4 million

Archbishop of Seoul, Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, retires

Cardinal Yeom was appointed 13th archbishop of Seoul in May 2012 and in February 2014, he was appointed the third Korean cardinal

Pope Francis appoints new archbishop for Seoul

Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, a member of the Order of Discalced Carmelites, has been an auxiliary bishop of Seoul since December 2013

Pope Francis thanks South Korea’s bishops for US$1M COVID-19 vaccine donation

The collection of funds to help pay for COVID-19 vaccines in poor countries is part of South Korea’s activities for the jubilee year

Irish missionary priest named ‘Immigrant of the Year’ in South Korea

Columban missionary priest Donal O’Keeffe, 70, has spent more than 40 years working for the recognition of the rights of workers

Watchdog says ‘pervasive’ digital sex crime affecting life for South Korean...

South Korea has become the global epicenter of spycam — the use of tiny, hidden cameras to film victims naked, urinating or having sex

Former Catholic prelate of Seoul, Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, dies at...

Known as an expert in canon law, he led a project to translate 1983 Code of Canon Law into the Korean language

Pope Francis willing to visit North Korea, says South Korean bishop

Earlier in 2018, South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivered to the pope a verbal invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

South Korea court dismisses ‘comfort women’ lawsuit, contradicts earlier ruling

The court recognized Japan's right to state immunity from overseas lawsuits

Catholic Church in South Korea posts record low growth amid pandemic

Number of baptisms dropped by 62.6 percent in 2020, while the number of marriages recognized by the Church fell by 43 percent

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