Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

The Rev. Kim Kyou Ho, head of the Seoul-based Chosen People Network, a Christian group that runs a memorial hall in the South Korean capital for the victims, shows a portrait of the Rev. Han Chung-ryeol, right, a Chinese pastor of Korean descent who headed a front-line church in the Chinese border town of Changbai before he was found dead of multiple stab wounds and a punctured skull in April 2016, at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

The Rev. Kim Kyou Ho, head of the Seoul-based Chosen People Network, a Christian group that runs a memorial hall in the South Korean capital for the victims, shows a portrait of the Rev. Han Chung-ryeol, right, a Chinese pastor of Korean descent who headed a front-line church in the Chinese border town of Changbai before he was found dead of multiple stab wounds and a punctured skull in April 2016, at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Ahn Young-joon/Associated Press

A portrait of the Rev. Han Chung-ryeol, a Chinese pastor of Korean descent who headed a front-line church in the Chinese border town of Changbai before he was found dead of multiple stab wounds and a punctured skull in April 2016, at the Seoul-based Chosen People Network office in Seoul, South Korea. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

A man walks past a church at a border town in northeastern China’s Jilin province. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

A pop corn vendor works behind a multi-color umbrella near the site of a church in the Chinese border town of Changbai in northeastern China’s Jilin province. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Eric Foley, the American co-founder of Voice of the Martyrs Korea, speaks during an interview at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

A man give a child a ride past a cross at what used to be the site of a church in the Chinese border town of Changbai in northeastern China’s Jilin province. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Eric Foley, the American co-founder of Voice of the Martyrs Korea unveils a photo showing Korean-Chinese pastor Han Chung-ryeol, left, a Chinese pastor of Korean descent who headed a front-line church in the Chinese border town of Changbai before he was found dead of multiple stab wounds and a punctured skull in April 2016, during an interview at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Missionaries in northeastern China are engaged in a dangerous work: spreading Christianity across the border to North Korea. A South Korean pastor says at least 10 such front-line missionaries and pastors have died mysteriously in recent years.
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