Catholic Artists Make Music Video to Welcome Pope

Catholic artists and sports figures have made a music video to mark the pope's upcoming visit to Korea.

The video features among others actor Ahn Sung-ki and is titled "Koinonia." It will be released on the website of a group of ardent Catholics on July 7.

Artists practice for a music video marking Pope Francis’ visit, at Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul on Monday. Counterclockwise from front left, model Hong Jin-kyung, news presenter Hwang Jung-min, actors Kim Ha-neul and Ahn Sung-ki, singer Yoon Gun, and actors Lee Yun-ji and Kim Kang-woo Artists practice for a music video marking Pope Francis’ visit, at Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul on Monday. Counterclockwise from front left, model Hong Jin-kyung, news presenter Hwang Jung-min, actors Kim Ha-neul and Ahn Sung-ki, singer Yoon Gun, and actors Lee Yun-ji and Kim Kang-woo

The Greek word means "community," "communion" and "fellowship."

Actors Kim Ha-neul, Kim Hee-ae, Kim Tae-hee and Kim Woo-bin as well as a number of sports personalities also took part.

Pope Francis will arrive in Korea on Aug. 14 and spend five days here.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jun. 27, 2014 11:15 KST