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ANGELUS August 15, 2014 Dear Brothers and Sisters, At the end of our Mass, we turn once more to Our Lady, Queen of Heaven. To her we bring all our joys, our sorrows and our hopes. We especially entrust to her all who lost their lives in the sinking of the Se-Wol ferry, as well ...read more
Welcome address by Msgr. Lazzaro You Heung-sik Mass in the World Cup Stadium (15 August 2014) Our beloved Papa Francesco, thank you for being here with us! Thirty years ago – and then again five years later – Pope John Paul II canonized last April, was the first pontiff to visit Korea. The emotion of ...read more
Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Daejeon, Korea  World Cup Stadium 15 August 2014 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In union with the whole Church, we celebrate the Assumption of Our Lady, body and soul, into the glory of heaven. Mary’s Assumption shows us our own destiny as ...read more
Highlights from Day 1 of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Trip to Korea.   ...read more
Dear Brother Bishops, I greet all of you with deep affection and I thank Bishop Peter U-il Kang for his words of fraternal welcome on your behalf.  It is a blessing for me to be here and to witness at first hand the vibrant life of the Church in Korea.  As pastors, you are responsible ...read more
Madam President, Honorable Government and Civil Authorities, Distinguished Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Dear Friends, It is a great joy for me to come to Korea, the land of the morning calm, and to experience not only the natural beauty of this country, but above all the beauty of its people and its rich history ...read more