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Lebanon goes to the polls for the first time in nine years

Voters care called to pick 128 representatives, 64 Christians and 64 Muslims/Druze. Some 3.5 million eligible voters can choose among more than 600 candidates running on 77 tickets under a new proportional system that replaces the old ‘winner-take-all’. The economy and the refugee crisis have been the main issues of the campaign. Meanwhile, Iran and Saudi Arabia still cast their long shadow over the vote.

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Card. Yeom: I hope to go to Pyongyang soon

The inter-Korean summit between Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un opens up prospects for peace and unity for the entire Korean people. Families divided by the war meet. Opportunity for the Korean Church to offer a greater commitment to aid and interpersonal relations with the North. Seoul has never forgotten to pray for the North and its martyrs. An interview with the archbishop of Seoul and apostolic administrator of Pyongyang.

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