giovedì 25 novembre 2021

Corea del Sud
Remains of Korea's first Catholic priest to be enshrined in Burkina Faso

(Yonhap - The Korea Herald)
Part of the remains of St. Andrew Kim Tae-gon, the first native Korean Catholic priest, will be enshrined in an African country, the Catholic church here said Wednesday. Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, the archbishop of Seoul, handed over the relic to Monsignor Julien Kabore, charge d'affaires of the Apostolic Nunciature in Manila, in a meeting held in Seoul the previous day, according to the Catholic Archdiocese of Seoul. The remains will be enshrined in the Cathedral of St. Joseph of the Archdiocese of Koupela in Burkina Faso. The church, which was newly built in the eastern city of Burkina Faso, was funded by a South Korean Catholic community in Seoul.  (...)