St. Andrew Kim Taegon

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Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience, May 7, 2014.

Pope Francis praises martyred Korean priest at Vatican Mass

Aug 21, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said St. Andrew Kim Taegon spread the faith “in difficult times, marked by persecution and suffering” for the... Read more

Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung of Seoul says Mass at the Seosomun Martyrs' Shrine in Seoul, Sept. 14, 2018.

Catholics in Korea look to martyrs amid nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang

Sep 20, 2018

By Courtney Mares

As nuclear negotiations with North Korea continue, Catholics in South Korea are encouraging devotion to their martyr saints and renewing... Read more

Saint Andrew Kim Taegon.

Amidst the Pyeongchang Games, remembering Korea’s martyrs

Feb 13, 2018

As the 2018 Winter Olympic Games continue in Pyeongchang, the world is watching Korea for more than just sports.  Read more