Religion in North Korea: How Dwindling Christian Practice Leads to Oppressive Dictatorship - Religion

Religion in North Korea: How Dwindling Christian Practice Leads to Oppressive Dictatorship - Religion

North Korea is currently ranked the lowest 16 years in a row in the Open Doors UK World Watch List of countries where it is most difficult to live as a Christian. No religion is permitted in North Korea except the Kim family. Therefore, as long as hereditary dictatorship does not collapse, freedom of religion cannot be guaranteed.

North Korea is currently ranked the lowest 16 years in a row in the Open Doors UK World Watch List of countries where it is most difficult to live as a Christian. No religion is permitted in North Korea except the Kim family. Therefore, as long as hereditary dictatorship does not collapse, freedom of religion cannot be guaranteed.

In a country that bans religion, the school educates a crop of handpicked students — and perhaps gives the government some leverage with Washington.  // Christian School Teaches Scions of the Elite in Atheist North Korea // Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST)

Christian School Teaches Scions of the Elite in Atheist North Korea

In a country that bans religion, the school educates a crop of handpicked students — and perhaps gives the government some leverage with Washington. // Christian School Teaches Scions of the Elite in Atheist North Korea // Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST)

North Korea is officially an atheist state in which much of the population is nonreligious. North Korea sees organized religious activity as a potential challenge to the leadership. Traditionally religion in North Korea primarily consisted of Buddhism and Confucianism and Korean shamanism.

North Korea is officially an atheist state in which much of the population is nonreligious. North Korea sees organized religious activity as a potential challenge to the leadership. Traditionally religion in North Korea primarily consisted of Buddhism and Confucianism and Korean shamanism.

In a country that bans religion, the school educates a crop of handpicked students — and perhaps gives the government some leverage with Washington. // Park Chan-mo, the chancellor of the North Korean university, in Seoul in 2012. Mr. Park said that recent arrests of American volunteers were unrelated to the school and that the school was not under investigation. || Christian School Teaches Scions of the Elite in Atheist North Korea // Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST)

Christian School Teaches Scions of the Elite in Atheist North Korea

In a country that bans religion, the school educates a crop of handpicked students — and perhaps gives the government some leverage with Washington. // Park Chan-mo, the chancellor of the North Korean university, in Seoul in 2012. Mr. Park said that recent arrests of American volunteers were unrelated to the school and that the school was not under investigation. || Christian School Teaches Scions of the Elite in Atheist North Korea // Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST)

Religion: In North Korea, the people pray to their leaders. Since the 1950’s, Kim Jong Un’s past family has wanted to portray as a god.

Religion: In North Korea, the people pray to their leaders. Since the 1950’s, Kim Jong Un’s past family has wanted to portray as a god.

Religion,In North Korea there is freedom of religion. Most of the country is made up of three religions, they are Buddhism, Confucianism, and Shamanism. Christians are allowed to meet in small groups that are directed. There are four churches in Pyongyang. A Catholic, Orthodox and two Protestant. A common belief in Korea is Shamanism. It is where people believe in household gods and demons.

Religion,In North Korea there is freedom of religion. Most of the country is made up of three religions, they are Buddhism, Confucianism, and Shamanism. Christians are allowed to meet in small groups that are directed. There are four churches in Pyongyang. A Catholic, Orthodox and two Protestant. A common belief in Korea is Shamanism. It is where people believe in household gods and demons.

“The [toilet] of the prison was the only place where we could worship.” Hea Woo  For the 14th consecutive year, North Korea remains the worst place to be a #Christian.  Your #faith could cost you imprisonment in labour camps, torture or your life.  Yet, Christians like Hea Woo, find ways to share Jesus’ love in the most harrowing of circumstances and worship Him amidst their hardship.  This is how you can #pray for #Christians in #NorthKorea:

“The [toilet] of the prison was the only place where we could worship.” Hea Woo For the 14th consecutive year, North Korea remains the worst place to be a #Christian. Your #faith could cost you imprisonment in labour camps, torture or your life. Yet, Christians like Hea Woo, find ways to share Jesus’ love in the most harrowing of circumstances and worship Him amidst their hardship. This is how you can #pray for #Christians in #NorthKorea:

Religion: North Korea is officially an atheist state in which much of the population is nonreligious. North Korea sees organized religious activity as a potential challenge to the leadership.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_North_Korea#Religious_demography

Religion: North Korea is officially an atheist state in which much of the population is nonreligious. North Korea sees organized religious activity as a potential challenge to the leadership. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_North_Korea#Religious_demography

Religion: In North Korea, where religion is banned,the only worship is that of the trinity of Kim family dictators—the late Eternal President Kim Il Sung, his son Kim Jong Il (who died last year), and current leader Kim Jong Eun.  http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324461604578191830052549850?mod=WSJ_article_comments&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424127887324461604578191830052549850.html%3Fmod%3DWSJ_article_comments#articleTabs=article

People were massacred in North Korea for WHAT?!?

Religion: In North Korea, where religion is banned,the only worship is that of the trinity of Kim family dictators—the late Eternal President Kim Il Sung, his son Kim Jong Il (who died last year), and current leader Kim Jong Eun. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324461604578191830052549850?mod=WSJ_article_comments&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424127887324461604578191830052549850.html%3Fmod%3DWSJ_article_comments#articleTabs=article

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