Korean Diocese Begins Building Center For Immigrants


Uijeongbu Diocese has begun construction of the 'Lighthouse of Asia' where immigrants and South Koreans can mutually share their cultures.

The migrant pastoral committee of Uijeongbu Diocese on March 12 held a Mass and ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the migrants' cultural center at Bongilcheon Church in Paju, in South Korea's northern Gyeonggi province.

Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon said during his Mass homily, that he hoped the center will be a place where people find comfort and feel happiness.

"Korea's beautiful tradition of loving neighbors and the practice of sharing will be revived in this center," said Bishop Lee.

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