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September 14, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
A delegation of Christian leaders visited North Korea earlier this month to explore the possibility of exchange visits with religious groups there. Dan Wooding, founder and president of a Garden Grove-based ministry, met in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, with North Korean leaders, including Choe Thae Bok, secretary general of the nation's ruling party.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
A delegation of Christian leaders visited North Korea earlier this month to explore the possibility of exchange visits with religious groups there. Dan Wooding, founder and president of a Garden Grove-based ministry, met in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, with North Korean leaders, including Choe Thae Bok, secretary general of the nation's ruling party.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 14, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
The Rev. Kyung-Chik Han, a Korean Presbyterian leader who was named the winner of a $1-million religion prize this week, said he planned to use most of the money to rebuild churches in communist North Korea. Han, 89, was announced the winner on Wednesday of the 1992 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, the richest award given for achievement in any field. He founded the world's largest Presbyterian church, the 60,000-member Young Nak (Everlasting Joy) Presbyterian Church in Seoul.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 14, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
The Rev. Kyung-Chik Han, a Korean Presbyterian leader who was named the winner of a $1-million religion prize this week, said he planned to use most of the money to rebuild churches in communist North Korea. Han, 89, was announced the winner on Wednesday of the 1992 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, the richest award given for achievement in any field. He founded the world's largest Presbyterian church, the 60,000-member Young Nak (Everlasting Joy) Presbyterian Church in Seoul.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1989 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
Korean Christians in Southern California have raised an outcry over recommendations on the reunification of North and South Korea issued by a conference organized by the National Council of Churches. The statement adopted at the April 23-26 conference in Washington, which included several North and South Korean pastors, said Americans should support proposals for withdrawal of U.S. troops and nuclear weapons from South Korea and should focus sympathetic attention on rallies and demonstrations by Korean people for peace and justice.
WORLD
February 22, 2006 | Barbara Demick, Times Staff Writer
Perhaps not since Mel Brooks conceived "Springtime for Hitler" in the comedy "The Producers" has there been such an unlikely premise for a musical. Chorus lines of goose-stepping soldiers and emaciated political prisoners will prance across the stage when "Yoduk Story," a tear-jerker about a North Korean concentration camp whose name has the resonance of Auschwitz for some Koreans, opens here next month.
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