Friday, 6 May 2011

Memorial Newington Cemetery - John Ross

Newington Cemetery
Buried in Newington Cemetery off Dalkeith Road, John Ross is widely celebrated in South Korea as the man who spread Christianity there from the 1870s .

Yesterday afternoon a memorial was unveiled commemorating his remarkable impact on the world.  The ceremony was attended by the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland John Christie, Cardinal Keith O'Brien and Elaine Duncan of the Scottish Bible Society.

More background here and here.

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