Hong Kong Catholics can learn from South Korea scandal
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Catholics in both countries have differed vastly in their response to political turmoil
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye speaks during an address to the nation, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Nov. 29. Scandal-hit Park said she was willing to stand down early and would let parliament decide on her fate. (Photo by AFP)
South Koreans are currently going through a politically tumultuous time. For some time they have been demanding President Park Geun-Hye step down while attempting to start a brand new chapter of their history.
The darkness and distress since Park came to power in 2013 has worsened since the political crisis that broke out in mid-October. In a televised address on Nov. 29, Park said she is now permitting the National Assembly to decide upon her fate in a gesture that could see her soon out of office.
Even so, I see the church in Korea standing with its people, consoling them, speaking out against wrongdoing and reminding people to remain hopeful.
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