Religion in North Korea
There are no known official statistics of religions in North Korea. North Korea is an atheist state where public religion is discouraged. Based on estimates from the late 1990s and the 2000s, North Ko...
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Korean shamanism
Korean shamanism, also known as Muism (Korean: 무교 Mugyo "mu [shaman] religion") or Sinism (신교 Singyo "religion of the shin (hanja: 神 ) [gods]", is the ethnic religion of Korea and the Koreans. Alt...
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Freedom of religion in North Korea
In North Korea, the Constitution provides for "freedom of religious belief"; the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is an atheist state. The US and South Korean governments are the main sources of ...
Roman Catholicism in North Korea
The Catholic Church in North Korea is not part of the worldwide Catholic Church, and is not under the spiritual leadership of the Pope. It does not belong to the Latin (or Roman) Rite of the Catholic ...
Korean Christian Federation
The Korean Christian Federation is a state-controlled Protestant body of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea that was founded in 1946. This institution today comprises twelve thousand North Kore...
Sun Myung Moon
Sun Myung Moon (Korean 문선명; born Mun Yong-myeong; 25 February 1920 – 3 September 2012) was a Korean religious leader, businessperson, political activist, and media mogul. A messiah claimant, he was th...
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Cheondoism
Cheondoism, spelled Chondoism in North Korean sources (Korean: Cheondogyo; hanja 天道教; hangul 천도교; literally "Religion of the Heavenly Way"), is a 20th-century Korean religious movement, based on the 1...
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamhung
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamhung is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in North Korea. Originally erected as the Apostolic Vicariate of Wonsan in 1920, the name has been ch...
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Pyongyang
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pyongyang is a diocese of the Latin Church of the Roman Catholic Church in North Korea. Its last official bishop, Francis Hong Yong-ho, was imprisoned by the communist re...
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Territorial Abbey of Tokwon
Tokwon Abbey was a Benedictine monastery of the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien, located near the town of Wonsan in what is now North Korea. Originally founded as a monastic ...
Anglican Church of Korea
The Anglican Church of Korea is the province of the Anglican Communion in North and South Korea. Founded in 1889, it has over 120 parish and mission churches with a total membership of roughly 65,000 ...
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Samuel H. Moffett
Samuel Hugh Moffett (April 7, 1916 – February 9, 2015) was Professor Emeritus at the Princeton Theological Seminary. He was well regarded as a leading scholar on Christianity in the Far East, and was ...
Kang Ryang-uk
Kang Ryang-uk (강량욱, 1904–1983), also spelled Kang Lyanguk, was a North Korean Protestant Minister and Chairman of the Christian Federation of Korea during the 1950s.Kang was the maternal uncle o...
Son Jong-nam
Son Jong-nam (11 March 1958 – December 2008) was a North Korean defector and Christian missionary, who died in a Pyongyang prison after being arrested in 2006.
Son was born in Chongjin, North...
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