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Coronavirus prompts Church in South Korea to suspend Mass for first...

Move follows outbreak at branch of the secretive Shincheonji Church of Jesus

Ash Wednesday observance in Asia spooked by coronavirus

Fears of the spread of coronavirus led church leaders across the region to suspend Ash Wednesday rituals

South Korea to test all members of Shincheonji Church at center...

Some 60 percent of cases in South Korea have been linked to the outbreak at a branch of the church in the city of Daegu

Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears

Outside mainland China where it originated late last year, the outbreak has spread to some 28 other countries and territories, with a death toll of around two dozen

South Korea coronavirus cases surge, majority linked to Daegu church

The church at the centre of the outbreak is a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, a religious movement founded in 1984 by South Korean Lee Man-hee, who has about 500,000 followers

Branch of Shincheonji Church at center of virus outbreak in South...

Hundreds of people are believed to have attended church services with ‘Patient 31’ in recent weeks

Number of South Korean Catholics spikes almost 50 percent in 20...

Growth attributed to a visit by Pope Francis to South Korea in 2014

Human rights groups demand Seoul confront abuses in North Korea

Coalition urges South Korea not to 'betray' North Koreans for sake of better ties

North Korean defectors held in Vietnam fear repatriation

Vietnamese authorities called off an attempt to deport the defectors on Nov. 28 after they protested and refused to go

North Korean defectors overcome challenges to rebuild their lives

North Korean defectors arrive in the South empty handed and they will more than likely remain poor

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