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BACK TO KOREA

To build a church AFRENCH priest, Fr. Celestin

Coyos of the Foreign Missions of Paris, one of the few survivors of the 1950 death march to the Yalu River, has returned to Korea and built a church at Chonam, in the centre of a completely Catholic community made up largely of Koreans he has instructed and baptised.

After Fr. Coyos was released by the Communists. via Moscow and Berlin, he returned to France to regain his health. Once he was fit again, he kept applying to his superiors for a return to duty in Korea.

The new church was dedicated by another survivor of the death niarch, Bishop Quinlan. Vicar Apostolic of Chunchon After the ceremony, 36 adults were baptised.




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