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Reach out on World Mission Sunday

"Become missionary disciples, ever more passionately devoted to Jesus and His mission, to the ends of the earth."

2018.10.21.

Pope prays for the success of US-North Korea summit

"Let us together invoke Our Lady, Queen of Korea. May she guide these talks." - Pope Francis

2018.06.11.

Pope calls for dialogue over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme

Comments follow recent war of words between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and the US President Donald Trump over their respective nuclear weapons capability.

2018.01.09.

Seven Irish Columbans among 84 modern-day martyrs of Korea who may be beatified

All seven had the opportunity to flee, but chose to remain with their flock – it is for this reason that they are considered martyrs by the Church.

2017.02.13.

Irish missionaries – comforting the world’s afflicted

Report on the work of Irish missionaries in the Philippines and Korea helping the marginalised and most disadvantaged.

2015.07.15.

Tributes for book on Korean years of IMU chief

"‘Guest from the West’ is a very eloquent and timely read to once again remind us of the valuable contributions of missionaries over the years" - Korean Ambassador.

2015.04.24.

Pope visits Korean memorial for aborted babies

Pontiff prayed in silence in the symbolic cemetery which is dotted with hundreds of small white crosses.

2014.08.18.

Pope speaks in Korea about the quest for peace

Reconciliation and stability needed for lasting peace Pontiff underlines.

2014.08.15.

Pope Francis may be preparing to visit Sri Lanka

Declaration of 124 Korean martyrs may pave way for visit there too.

2014.02.09.
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