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Pope Francis Says May Visit Pyongyang Following Official Invitation

Pope Francis Says May Visit Pyongyang Following Official Invitation

VATICAN, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Pope Francis expressed his willingness Thursday to visit North Korea if officially invited, also saying he will “certainly” respond to such an invitation from the communist state. The remarks came in a meeting with South Korean president Moon Jae-in, who paid a courtesy call on the pope to deliver [...]

Vatican Gives Cautious Response to Speculation on Pope’s N. Korea Visit

Vatican Gives Cautious Response to Speculation on Pope’s N. Korea Visit

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Vatican has reacted cautiously to a veteran South Korean politician’s remarks about Pope Francis’ possible visit to North Korea next spring. Paloma Garcia Ovejero, deputy spokesperson of the Holy See, told Yonhap News Agency on Monday that the Vatican has nothing to comment on speculation about the [...]

Andrea Tornielli Appears on BetterWorldians Radio to Discuss Pope Francis’ Book “The Name of God is Mercy”

Andrea Tornielli Appears on BetterWorldians Radio to Discuss Pope Francis’ Book “The Name of God is Mercy”

WAYNE, PA, Mar. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – BetterWorldians Radio today announced that Vatican journalist Andrea Tornielli is a featured guest on the online show and podcast (BetterWorldiansRadio.com). BetterWorldians Radio inspires listeners with the people and ideas that are making the world a better place. Tornielli told listeners about the new book, The Name of God [...]

ESM Productions Releases the World Meeting of Families Satellite Transmission Coordinates

ESM Productions Releases the World Meeting of Families Satellite Transmission Coordinates

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24, 2015 (Korea Bizwire) — ESM Productions and The World Meeting of Families today announced the satellite transmission coordinates for the papal events taking place in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 26, 2015 and Sunday, September 27, 2015. The satellite feeds are open to the global news media for coverage purposes; all images and [...]

2NE1′s CL, Second Most Influential Figure on “Time 100”

2NE1′s CL, Second Most Influential Figure on “Time 100”

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — CL, a member of popular South Korean girl group 2NE1, ranked No. 2 on TIME magazine‘s online voting for its 100 most influential people of 2015 list, according to the magazine’s website Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin ”edged out rapper-singer CL to claim the number one spot with 6.95 percent [...]