Jeong Myeong-seok is the founder of a notorious cult that encourages beautiful female followers to have sex with the messiah (Jeong) to cleanse Original Sin. In a quirky twist of fate, his recent release from 10-year imprisonment coincides with the spreading of the #MeToo campaign in South Korea.
South Korea's largest Buddhist organization, the Jogye Order, put out its first monk and nun recruitment poster late last year. But will it be enough to stop a steady fall in numbers?
Handong University announced its official opposition to homosexuality last May: “Homosexuality is a regressive cultural trend that denies Biblical truth” and, “We believe true homosexual rights lie in conversion therapy.” It goes to lengths to abide by this belief.
Despite grave warnings from some conservative Christians, Islam still has a tiny presence in South Korea. Could it really come to be a dominant force?
After soldier's dramatic escape across DMZ, Choco Pie manufacturer chipped in with 100 boxes of sugary treat that also symbolizes South Korean capitalism.
As a legal amendment threatens to tax the income of religious workers, some Protestant groups appear anxious to avoid financial scrutiny.
If you regularly walk around central Seoul, you’ve probably seen, or heard, them -- elderly folks warning that apocalypse is imminent.
Hereditary succession is seen as a huge problem for South Korean churches. But pastors do it anyway, passing their titles down to their sons. Why and how?