Catholic World News

Korean Church opens institute for peace at North-South border

June 14, 2016

The Catholic Church has opened an Institute for Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia, located ath the border of North and South Korea. 

Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon of Uijeonbu, South Korea, presided at the inauguration of the new institute, saying: "Korean Catholics have a duty to work for the evangelization of the North." More generally, the institute is designed to promote Catholic teaching on peace throughout Asia.

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