#InTheNews: Pope Beatifies 124 S’Korean Catholic Matyrs

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Earlier today, Pope Francis celebrated a large open air mass to beatify 124 of south Korea’ first Catholics who died for their faith in the 18th and 19th century. The ceremony which is a necessary prelude to full sainthood  took place in  gwenghwahun square in central Seoul,

He also met survivors of the sewol ferry disaster and delivered his first public mass in the region on Friday, the second day of his trip, his first to Asia since becoming pope in march 2013.

Kathy Esan

Kathy Esan

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