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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

A Korean manuscript of Matteo Ricci's True Meaning of the Lord of Heaven, a text brought to Korea from China by Yi Su-gwang (d. 1628). Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Seoul.

Korea exhibit at Vatican shares history, peace through art

Sep 20, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

An exhibit at the Vatican this month shows the 230-year history of the Catholic Church on the Korean peninsula, highlighting... Read more

Cardinal Yeom of Seoul visits healthcare workers who have cared for Mers patients, July 8, 2015.

Korean cardinal praises medics' courage in face of Mers outbreak

Jul 11, 2015

The recently-elevated cardinal of Seoul has expressed his gratitude to the doctors and nurses of the Catholic Medical Center for... Read more