Pope Francis Beatifies Martyrs, Visits Disabled

Pope Francis continued his visit in South Korea Saturday by celebrating a Mass in the center of Seoul to an estimated one million people. During the service, he beatified 124 Korean martyrs who died in the 18th and 19th centuries for refusing to denounce their Christian beliefs. Christianity has unique roots here as it was not brought by Western missionaries but instead spread by Korean intellectuals who read about the religion in literature.

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