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More Catholics Turn to Practicing Faith in Everyday Life amid Coronavirus Pandemic

More Catholics Turn to Practicing Faith in Everyday Life amid Coronavirus Pandemic

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Ever since the coronavirus temporarily shut down all Sunday Masses, more Catholics are feeling the importance of practicing faith in everyday life, while they feel less inclined to participate in a Sunday Mass. The Woori Theology Institute conducted a survey of 6,074 South Korean Catholics, and revealed that ‘practicing [...]

Nation’s First “Family” Cathedral Established in Busan

Nation’s First “Family” Cathedral Established in Busan

BUSAN, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Constructed on the very site where Busan’s first cathedral was built more than 100 years ago, the nation’s first church specializing in matrimonial and family affairs has opened its doors to the public. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Busan carried out a celebratory ceremony officiated by Bishop Paul Hwang [...]

Progressive Catholic Group Apologizes Over Alleged Rape Attempt by Ex-Member

Progressive Catholic Group Apologizes Over Alleged Rape Attempt by Ex-Member

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of progressive South Korean Catholic preiests has issued an apology after a former member was accused of atempted rape seven years ago in South Sudan. A priest at the Catholic Diocese of Suwon, who is only identified by his surname Han, is accused of attempting to rape a female volunteer worker multiple times during his stay in South [...]

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Competition for medical patients has gone up another notch as major hospitals are releasing advanced technological services to stay a step ahead of their competitors. According to industry sources, since April Hallym University Medical Center in Dongtan has revamped the existing model of providing medicine to patients in an effort to [...]