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The Haemi Catholic Martyrs’ Shrine near Seosan, South Korea.

South Korean shrine celebrates designation as international pilgrimage site

Jan 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

Haemi Catholic Martyrs’ Shrine is the second Korean site to receive the honor. Read more

An image of Blessed Paul Yun Ji-chung and 123 companions, who were beatified Aug. 16, 2014.

Relics of first Korean Catholic martyrs identified with DNA testing

Sep 1, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The martyrs were among the first of thousands of Catholics to be tortured and executed. Read more

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