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Being the second most practiced religion in South Korea, Christianity predominated constituted by communities of people who follow Protestantism (korean: renewed teaching) and Catholicism (korean: Religion of the Lord of Heaven) with 8.6 million members and 5.3 million members as of 2005. The religion is popular enough that many architectures are built for that community. For exmaple the Myungsung Church in Seoul.

A South Korean diver clad in Santa Claus costume swims with sardines at The Coex Aquarium on December 8, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. Even though the official religion of South Korea is Buddhism, about 30 percent of it is Christian and Christmas is one of the biggest holidays to be celebrated in South Korea.