Friday, September 30, 2011

"Diocese may push for assassin's canonization"

Catholic Culture: Latest Headlines. September 30, 2011.

"The Archdiocese of Seoul may launch a cause for the beatification of Thomas An Jung - geun, a Korean Catholic who assassinated the Japanese prime minister when Korea was under Japanese rule.

"[T]he late Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou - hwan said of the 1909 killing, [t]he assassin acted in righteous defense of the nation. The Catholic Church does not regard killing committed to defend the nation from unjust aggression as a crime ..."

Humm ... you don't say! Well, my, my! :)


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