Diocese of Pyongyang

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Bishop Patrick Byrne, apostolic delegate to Korea from 1949 until his Nov. 25, 1950 death in a North Korean prison camp.

How an American bishop became a Korean martyr

Mar 26, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop Patrick James Byrne was born in the United States, but he died on a forced march in the harsh... Read more

Bishop Francis Hong Yong-ho of Pyongyang, who was disappeared by the North Korean regime in 1949.

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

Aug 15, 2014

North Korea could in time have its first canonized saint, since last year the death of the Bishop of Pyongyang,... Read more