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Popular South Korean Preacher Pastor Paul Yonggi Cho is Dead

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Paul Yonggi Cho is Dead

Popular South Korean preacher Pastor David Paul Yonggi Cho is dead, Daily Report Nigeria can confirm.

Yonggi Cho is a co-founder alongside his mother-in-law Choi Ja-shil, of the Yoido Full Gospel Church, the world’s largest congregation, with about membership of 830,000.

He died at the age of 85 after a long battle with brain hemorrhage he was diagnosed with in July 2020.

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Pastor David Paul Yonggi Cho was born on 14 February 1936, in Ulsan, South Korea.

He was pronounced dead by his beloved wife, Kim Sung Hae, his children, Cho Hee-jun, a South Korean journalist, Cho Min-je, and Cho Seung-je about 7:13 am on Monday.

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Different gospel ministers have taken to social media to condole with the family and the church at large over the demise of Yonggi Cho.

Founder and senior pastor of City Harvest Church, Kong Hee wrote on Facebook;

”At 7:13 am this morning, my pastor and spiritual father, Dr David Yonggi Cho (1936-2021), just went home to the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ. I love you, Dr Cho.”

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