Posts Tagged ‘Pyongyang’

North Korean Catholics rare meeting with foreign Christians

Friday, November 20th, 2015

For more than 65 years, the Catholic Church in North Korea has been known as the “silent church”. Then dictator Kim Il-sung purged and executed leading church figures after the communists took power in the north in 1948, severing ties with the Vatican. Contact between North Korean Catholics and the outside world remains rare. Following Read more