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    Atheist North Korea Keeps Famous Buddhist Temple in Operationi
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    August 02, 2013 1:33 AM
    About one quarter of South Koreans identify themselves as Buddhist, but in North Korea, which actively discourages religious practice, its popularity is less clear. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman has more from Hyangsan, North Korea.

    Atheist North Korea Keeps Famous Buddhist Temple in Operation

    Published August 01, 2013

    About one quarter of South Koreans identify themselves as Buddhist, but in North Korea, which actively discourages religious practice, its popularity is less clear. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman has more from Hyangsan, North Korea.


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