ASIA/SOUTH KOREA - Diocese of Pyongyang: 90 years praying for peace. Tension USA-Pyongyang.

Saturday, 18 March 2017 evangelization   politics   peace  

Seoul (Agenzia Fides) - As tensions rise on the Korean peninsula, the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in a press conference reiterated that the military option against North Korea is on the table if President Kim Jong-un continues with the nuclear threat.
The Catholic Church, in this context, prays for peace, for the Diocese of Pyongyang which will celebrate the 90th anniversary of its Founding with a Mass at Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul (see Fides 16/03/2017).
The event is dedicated to all the Catholics of North Korea, and will be presided over by Card. Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, apostolic administrator of Pyongyang. (CE) (Agenzia Fides, 18/03/2017)