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Taizé Prior Visits N Korea
The Tablet ^ | 12/4/13 | Ellen Teague

Posted on 12/05/2013 8:05:28 AM PST by marshmallow

Taizé’s Prior, Brother Alois, and several other brothers visited North Korea, as part of a programme of visits to Myanmar, China, India and North and South Korea during October and November. The latest Taizé community newsletter talks about the group visiting all four churches in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, and praying in silence.

“In the only Catholic church at Pyongyang, we were received by a lay person in charge (there was no priest there); in one of the two Protestant churches by one of the pastors; and in the Russian Orthodox church by one of the two priests,” said the brothers.

Brother Alois' delegation spent five days in N Korea at the invitation of the Red Cross.

“The Taizé community doesn’t want to be passive in the face of isolation,” he told The Tablet.

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TOPICS: Current Events; Ministry/Outreach; Religion & Politics

1 posted on 12/05/2013 8:05:28 AM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Did they say HI to Dennis Rodman ?

2 posted on 12/05/2013 8:22:47 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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