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Christian churches in decline in South Korea

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A church in Seoul, South Korea
A church in Seoul, South Korea Ryan Thompson
By: Ryan Thompson

Scandals, education, and generational divides are changing the way some South Koreans look at religion.


Recent census data indicates that this country, which was once home to a fervent Protestant population, is becoming less and less religious – and the amount of "non-believers" is at an all-time high.

Correspondent Ryan Thompson reports from Seoul.

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