Major religions organise festival to tear down religious barriers

Major religions gathered recently in Korea.

Representatives from Korea’s four major religions organized a religious festival aimed at tearing down the walls between them.

The World Religious Peace Committee organized the 2016 World Religion Culture Festival at Jeonju and other sites.

The committee comprised of representatives from Buddhist, Catholic, Protestant and Won Buddhist traditions.

Won Buddhism is a native religion of Korea. It was founded by Sotaesan (1891-1943), who claimed to reach enlightenment in 1916. Its three constitutional missions are propagation, education and charity. The religion has no formal links with Buddhism. Read more

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