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Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick.

Pope Francis appoints new archbishops for Seoul and Nairobi

Oct 28, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Seoul’s new archbishop is a Discalced Carmelite. Read more

Choi Woo-jin (L) and his sister Choi Seung-won (R) speak with CNA after delivering flowers to Pope Francis upon his arrival in Seoul, South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014.

Meeting the Pope was 'glorious,' recounts Korean altar boy

Aug 14, 2014

By Elise Harris

A young altar server and his sister who presented flowers to Pope Francis during the welcoming ceremony for his arrival... Read more

Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung of Seoul, who will made a cardinal Feb. 22.

South Korea's cardinal-designate: a descendent of martyrs

Feb 6, 2014

Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, who will be given the red hat of a cardinal Feb. 22, is himself descended from... Read more