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Pope Francis Says May Visit Pyongyang Following Official Invitation

Pope Francis Says May Visit Pyongyang Following Official Invitation

VATICAN, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Pope Francis expressed his willingness Thursday to visit North Korea if officially invited, also saying he will “certainly” respond to such an invitation from the communist state. The remarks came in a meeting with South Korean president Moon Jae-in, who paid a courtesy call on the pope to deliver [...]

Vatican Gives Cautious Response to Speculation on Pope’s N. Korea Visit

Vatican Gives Cautious Response to Speculation on Pope’s N. Korea Visit

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Vatican has reacted cautiously to a veteran South Korean politician’s remarks about Pope Francis’ possible visit to North Korea next spring. Paloma Garcia Ovejero, deputy spokesperson of the Holy See, told Yonhap News Agency on Monday that the Vatican has nothing to comment on speculation about the [...]