South Korean archbishop calls for denuclearization
Catholic World News - March 07, 2013
As North Korea threatens a nuclear attack against the United States and South Korea inaugurates a new president, Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung of Seoul has called for the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
“The Church proposes to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, and a peaceful way to achieve this goal is necessary,” said the prelate, who is also apostolic administrator of Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital. “The Church will engage in prayer and try to make gestures of solidarity. The solution of the inter-Korean conflict is that of dialogue.”
“Meanwhile, our diocese helps North Korea, providing humanitarian assistance through Caritas,” he added. “The Korean Church cares about the people of North Korea and the evangelization of the country. This is why we trust in the Lord.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($33,389 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!