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Papal Visit Boon to Korean Merchants

Papal Visit Boon to Korean Merchants

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The visit of Pope Francis is welcomed by Korea’s hospitality operators and restaurant owners as a bellwether of economic recovery. The pontiff brought with him more than 100,000 foreign visitors and every ceremony he leads attracts hundreds of thousands of the faithful. The biggest beneficiaries of the pope’s visit were [...]

[Feature] Sewol Ferry’s Bereaved Families Stage Hunger Strikes at Papal Mass Venue

[Feature] Sewol Ferry’s Bereaved Families Stage Hunger Strikes at Papal Mass Venue

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – On August 16, Pope Francis will preside over a historic Mass at Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Square to beatify 124 Korean Catholic martyrs persecuted during the Joseon dynasty. But, the Pope is expected to face unexpected guests during the feast of the Catholic Church in Korea. Since July 14, about ten bereaved family [...]