North Korea

Thumbnail north korea flag credit john pavelka via flickr cc by 20 cna 2 19 14 2 American missionary feels 'abandoned' in North Korean captivity

A Baptist missionary held captive in North Korea says he feels “abandoned” by the U.S. government after nearly two years of detainment. Kenneth...

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Thumbnail untitled design A theologian's take on how to avoid conflict with North Korea

Dialogue and prudent actions to uphold international resolutions are key to maintaining peace amid rising tensions between North Korea and the...

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Thumbnail 20141018cnsph156 Does Catholic faith offer a way to peace in Korea?

The first time I heard the word “Korea,” I was a small child learning that my father had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. My dad was...

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Thumbnail pope francis egypt presser Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight presser from Egypt

Vatican City, Apr 29, 2017 / 03:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his conversation with journalists on the way back from Egypt, Pope Francis touched on an...

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Thumbnail praying credit unsplash cna Guam's Catholics pray for peace amid ongoing threats from North Korea

In the face of North Korea’s threats to bomb the island of Guam, the Catholic faithful have gathered in parishes across the US territory to pray...

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Thumbnail bishop patrick byrne credit maryknoll mission archives cna 2 How an American bishop became a Korean martyr

Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2017 / 08:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Patrick James Byrne was born in the United States, but he died on a forced march...

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Thumbnail nuclear bomb explosion at the nevada test site april 18 1953 photo courtesy of national nuclear security administration nevada site office cna In wake of North Korea threat, bishops call for elimination of nuclear weapons

Washington D.C., Jul 6, 2017 / 11:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just days after North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach...

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Thumbnail nuclear missles credit overcrew shutterstock cna New petition calls for pro-life support against nuclear warfare

As political tensions increase between the United States and North Korea, one pro-life group began a petition urging nuclear disarmament around the...

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Thumbnail north korean flag credit katherine welles shutterstock cna North Korean defector: Despite horrific persecution, Christianity is growing

Washington D.C., May 14, 2017 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Although the North Korean government is doing everything it can to suppress...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass for the feast of the presentation of jesus at the temple in st peters basilica feb 2 2015 credit daniel ibez cna 6 cna 2 2 15 Pope Francis: Eliminating nuclear weapons is a moral imperative

Vatican City, Mar 28, 2017 / 08:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, Pope Francis acknowledged the difficulty of totally eliminating nuclear...

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Thumbnail img 0818 cna egyo Pope Francis talks nuclear war, North Korea during in-flight presser

Vatican City, Apr 29, 2017 / 02:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During a press conference Saturday aboard the papal plane from Egypt to Rome, Pope Francis...

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Thumbnail pope francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to south korea august 14 2014 credit alan holdren cna cna 8 14 14 Pope Francis: 'There is only one Korea'

Addressing the division between North and South Korea, Pope Francis emphasized that the two are “one family,” calling for prayers of re-unification...

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Thumbnail donald trump at the republican national convention in cleveland oh july 18 21 2016 credit addie mena 9 cna Priest counters claim that God ordained Trump to nuke North Korea

A Texas Catholic priest has countered the claim of Texas Baptist pastor and adviser to Trump, Pastor Robert Jeffress, who claimed on Thursday that...

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Thumbnail director soon mi yoo ‘Songs from the North’: A film by Soon-Mi Yoo

North Korea is perhaps the most secretive, least-known country on earth. A totalitarian dictatorship, its cult of personality has elevated three...

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Thumbnail seoul south korea credit cj nattanai shutterstock cna South Korean Catholics rally against use of nuclear power

Seoul, South Korea, May 15, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- South Korean Catholics are opposing both the country's reliance on nuclear power and...

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Thumbnail fr gerard hammond mm of the maryknoll missionaries credit knights of columbus 1 cna What it's like to be a missionary in North Korea

What can a missionary in North Korea do to preach the Gospel in a Communist dictatorship? Simply care for the sick patients he is there to help,...

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Thumbnail pope francis is received at the blue house the presidential palace in seoul south korea on august 14 2014 credit alan holdren cna 8 24 15 Will the Catholic Church have a growing role in Korean reconciliation?

With an increasing number of faithful, the Catholic Church in South Korea may foster a climate of reconciliation and peace, as the nation has...

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