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News North Korea » Religion: North Korea: how preacher Billy Graham opened door for America to the ‘hermit kingdom’

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/diplomacy/article/2134236/north-korea-how-preacher-billy-graham-opened-door-america-hermit
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

He was a staunch anti-communist and a famous religious leader. North Korea was not only officially communist but also atheist, discouraging religion and persecuting Christians. But Graham had already made a name travelling to other communist nations in ...

News North Korea » Religion: Once barred from practicing religion, North Koreans find faith and family in LA church

News channel or source: https://www.scpr.org/news/2018/02/16/80767/once-barred-from-practicing-religion-north-koreans/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

She clapped along to bouncy worship songs, and she also prayed — heartsick and hopeful — for the two children she left behind on her perilous journey from North Korea to refugee camp to the United States. Growing up in a Communist North Korea ...

News North Korea » Religion: Why North and South Korea approach religious freedom so differently

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/why-north-and-south-korea-approach-religious-freedom-so-differently/ar-BBIUwG0
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

North Korea's and South Korea's religion-related policies stem from the political systems in place. South Korea is a democratic state, while North Korea is led by a powerful dynasty that demands citizens' complete devotion. "The North Korean regime is ...

News North Korea » Religion: How Billy Graham took his crusade to North Korea

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/World/2018/02/21/How-Billy-Graham-took-his-crusade-to-North-Korea
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

He was a staunch anti-communist and a famous religious leader. North Korea was not only officially communist but also atheist, discouraging religion and persecuting Christians. But Graham had already made a name traveling to other communist nations in ...

News North Korea » Religion: Why North Korea Shouldn't Have Even Been Allowed To Participate In The Olympics

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/oliviaenos/2018/02/16/why-north-korea-shouldnt-have-even-been-allowed-to-participate-in-the-olympics/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Even the average North Korean is denied basic rights such as freedom of speech, freedom of movement, and freedom of religion. For example, North Korea is known as the world’s worst persecutor of Christians. Mere possession of a Bible is often grounds for ...

News North Korea » Religion: Life in North Korea a horror. Why are we so hesitant to tell the massive Olympic audience about this reality?

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/02/16/life-in-north-korea-horror-why-are-so-hesitant-to-tell-massive-olympic-audience-about-this-reality.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

WASHINGTON -- Watching the media fawning over the North Korean delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics ... As one defector told The Washington Post last year, "It's like a religion. From birth, you learn about the Kim family, learn that they are gods ...

News North Korea » Religion: From North Korea to Catholicism: Mi Jin’s answered prayer

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/from-north-korea-to-catholicism-mi-jins-answered-prayer-66654
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

During her childhood in North Korea, Mi Jin Kang never believed in the existence of God, until one person began to spark her curiosity. “From school education, I learned that religion is a drug,” Mi Jin told CNA, “However, I heard the story of God ...

News North Korea » Religion: North Korea has held his dad for nearly 50 years

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/north-korea-has-held-his-dad-for-nearly-50-years/ar-BBJo7ja
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

North Korea still insists those 11 chose on their own to stay there ... Rights found that there is “complete denial” of the right to freedom of opinion and religion in the country. The regime “considers the spread of Christianity a particularly ...

News North Korea » Religion: North Korea’s Olympics Participation Is A Huge Opportunity For Diplomacy

News channel or source: http://thefederalist.com/2018/02/13/north-koreas-olympics-participation-huge-opportunity-diplomacy/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

While our country is not always perfect in living up to its ideals, our Constitution guarantees freedom of speech, religion, and expression that is entirely absent in North Korea. Those liberties have long appealed to people in other countries, and many ...

News North Korea » Religion: Letter: Price of freedom from religion

News channel or source: http://qconline.com/opinion/letters/letter-price-of-freedom-from-religion/article_0d058820-d9ab-506b-b83b-89567d2eed3f.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

According to the February Voice of the Martyrs newsletter, North Korea is the most restrictive nation against religion, especially Christianity. The communist government made Christianity illegal since 1948. Christianity is considered worse than narcotics.