religion in Korea and the world

The Korea Times has an article about the religious affiliation of Korean presidents.  It is interesting how many are/were Christian in this traditionally Buddhist country.

I am interested to read the distinction between Christians and Catholics.

According to a 2005 survey, Buddhists make up 22.8 percent of the population, followed by Christianity with 18.3 percent and Catholicism with 10.9 percent.

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Abroad, those catholics may be trying to hide under the general title of Christian after the Pope described “the rape of little boys by priests” as “petty gossip“.  I guess Kim Kim-tae petty gossiped that girl to death.

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These two events don’t really fit together.  I just had to fit my disgust with the Catholic church in somewhere.

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