|South Korea||CATHOLICS PROTEST 'UNFIT' POLITICIANS|
Catholic and other religious groups have decided to join a movement that aims to oust "unfit" politicians from South Korea's National Assembly in the 13 April general election.
UCA News reports that the Citizens' Alliance for the 2000 General Election, comprising 476 civic groups, has announced a list of 66 assembly members, including 10 Catholics, whom it deemed corrupt, unethical or otherwise unfit to be lawmakers.
Among groups joining in the movement with related campaigns or supporting it are the Catholic National Federation for Justice, comprising 17 lay groups, the Catholic Priests' Association for Justice, the Anglican Church in South Korea, the Seoul Young Men's Christian Association and five Buddhist groups
UCAN 12:16am 31/1/00