It’s not a secret that the US education system is in need of change, as international measures of student performance place us behind countries like South Korea and Finland in math, reading, and science performance. But faith-based instruction is seldom singled out as part of the problem.
Taking action: Pope Francis greets “comfort women” as he arrives to celebrate a Mass for peace and for the reconciliation of North and South Korea at Myongdong cathedral in Seoul, South Korea, on August 18. The Pope, together with leaders of the world’s major religions, pledged to help eradicate human slavery and trafficking by 2020. Photo: CNS/L’Osservatore Romano
South Korea- 15% atheist Nuns walk on a popular shopping street in Seoul on July 6, 2013. Freedom of religion is constitutionally guaranteed in South Korea, which is predominantly Buddhist and Christian.