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In Atheist North Korea, a Buddhist Temple Operatesi
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August 02, 2013 3:30 PM
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.

In Atheist North Korea, a Buddhist Temple Operates

Published August 02, 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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