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Missionary teachers in North Korea hit by US travel ban

Adventurous Catholic missionaries introduced the Christian faith to Korea’s last royal kingdom in the 18th century, and this Thursday, Pope Francis was reportedly to mull an invitation from the 21st-century Kimdom to make an unprecedented visit to that country. Hanging over the papal decision will be facts on the ground: North Korea is, according to […]