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The Catholic Pastoral Institute of Korea (CPIK, Director: Most Rev. Peter Kang U-il) published the book, Life and the Family, based on the survey of life and the family. The same institute conducted the survey in cooperation with Gallup Korea. The respondents were 1,000 Catholics and 1,000 non-Catholics from all regions in Korea. The purpose of the survey was to collect basic materials for setting up the direction of the pastoral care for families and the life movements. It was also in preparation for the coming Synod of Bishops who will meet around the theme, “The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and the Contemporary World.”

 

According to the survey, Catholics are more satisfied with family life than non-Catholics. The Catholics agree with Catholic teachings on bioethics. However, they have little understanding of the ethical aspects of concrete and practical matters, such as contraception, abortion, euthanasia, and so on. Analysing the result of the survey, the persons related to the Church propose that the Church should develop educational programs for life and the family. The programs should take into consideration the reality, reflecting the opinions of the family, the place of practicing bioethics.

 

The result of the survey was reported to the 2014 Autumn Plenary Assembly of the CBCK. The publishing of the book Life and the Family aims to help Church organizations, parishes, and dioceses to utilize the book as material for further study and pastoral reference.

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733 A Seminar on “the Pastoral Care for the Sacramental Life of the Divorced and Remarried” 2015.08.07 5538
» The Catholic Pastoral Institute of Korea published Life and the Family 2015.08.07 5528
731 Statistics of the Catholic Church in Korea 2014 2015.05.11 9154
730 Seminar for Evaluating “A Project for a New Life” 2015.05.04 9312
729 Statement on the Occasion of the First Memorial Day of the Sewol Ferry Disaster 2015.05.04 10301
728 Mass for Life 2015.05.04 9527
727 Revised Catechism for Catechumens of Catholic Church in Korea 2015.01.29 8262
726 A Survey on the Challenges of Catholic Church in Korea after Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to Korea 2015.01.20 8874
725 2015 Pastoral Letters of Diocesan Bishops 2015.01.20 8663
724 The Workshop for SCCs and Parish Pastoral Care Held by the Catholic Pastoral Institute 2014.11.03 7636
723 The 9th Catholic Ecological Awards 2014.10.16 7437
722 The “Catholic School for Nuclear Power Phase-out” starts with 9 weeks course 2014.09.25 7142
721 The CBCK Committee on Education, Holding the 3rd Granum Seminar 2014.09.22 9134
720 On-sight Exposure Programs for Bishops 2014.08.05 9576
719 Statement on the Sewol Ferry Disaster 2014.08.05 6237
718 Concert for the Abolition of the Death Penalty: ‘Say Peace, Sing Life’ 2014.08.05 9517
717 Establishment of the Commission on Faith and Order of Korean Churches 2014.05.30 6845
716 A Message for the 124th Labor Day-Authentic Value and Dignity of Labor 2014.05.07 7044
715 Ordinary Meeting of the CBCK Committee for Justice & Peace 2014.04.23 5994
714 Workshop for the Staff Members of the Caritas in Korea 2014.04.23 7280

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