Updated on August 10, 2020
Coronavirus is a serious pandemic, all around the world are facing and fighting against the coronavirus. It is originated from the china and expanded to the South Korea. But there is a lot of fiction, and fake news is revolving around the South Korea. People started believing the fake stories that Korean cult is the reason for spreading the virus.
One of the fiction is that Shincheonji insisted the members to rely on the sole protection of God and reject the medical treatments. But the fact is that Shincheonji does not teach it’s members, anything about to reject medical treatments. They not have told their members that they are immune from sickness. The members suggested following the information of the health officials and the authorities in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Also, Shincheonji religious are very hygiene, and all the participants sit on the floor rather than the chairs. Almost in all religion follows this method. The other fiction about Shincheonji is they didn’t show the concern of pandemic and delayed in closing the religious services.But the truth is they passed the orders that no one should attend the church services who recently arrived from the china.
As the person tested positive, within few hours Shincheonji closed all its activities throughout the South Korea. The Korean cultwas accused that not provided the list of members when the authorities approached them to submit the lists. You have to understand the real facts that Shincheonji has more than 120,000 members in the services, and it is hard to collect the information and provide it quickly. All those fiction stories and biased news circulated many wanted the shincheonji to get banned. The reason Shincheonji is the fast growing religious movement and represents the majority in South Korea.