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'Pope Francis beatified 124 Korean Catholic martyrs but it was not given adequate attention in the blogosphere'  (CNS)

If Catholic blogging is limited to Vatican politics and the personality of the Pope then it will run out of steam.

Bishops applaud as Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with the bishops of Asia at the Haemi shrine in Haemi, South Korea (CNS)

Francis seems to see the continent with a Catholic population of only three per cent as the spiritual battery that will power the Church

Pope Francis greets people as he arrives  in Seoul, South Korea (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke in English in public for the first time, while he addressed diplomats

South Koreans at a Mass for peace and reconciliation in the city of Paju (PA)

The Church is growing fast in South Korea

The Confucian kingdom sought to exterminate Catholics but now the whole country admires the Church

The Pope will celebrate Mass in Daejon’s World Cup Stadium during his visit to South Korea (PA)

Francis will also celebrate a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul