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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 Christianity, the faith continues to spread, said a defector and missionary who called for prayers and action to increase religious freedom in the country. “It […]

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The solution to North African violence – dialogue and encounter, Pope says

Vatican City, Mar 2, 2015 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday encouraged the bishops from northern Africa to dialogue with and encounter other groups, fostering hope for good relations between Muslims and Christians in the region. “Interreligious dialogue is an important part of the […]

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North Korea could soon have its first saint: Hong Yong-ho

North Korea could soon have its first saint: Hong Yong-ho

Pyongyang, North Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 12:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- North Korea could in time have its first canonized saint, since last year the death of the Bishop of Pyongyang, who was disappeared by the government in 1949, was formally acknowledged by the Vatican. Shortly after […]

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American missionary feels ‘abandoned’ in North Korean captivity

American missionary feels 'abandoned' in North Korean captivity

Washington D.C., Aug 7, 2014 / 04:43 pm (CNA).- A Baptist missionary held captive in North Korea says he feels “abandoned” by the U.S. government after nearly two years of detainment. Kenneth Bae feels “abandoned by the United States government,” quoted Choson Sinbo, a pro-North Korea newspaper […]

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