South Korea's Moon passes on invitation from North Korea for pope to visit

18/10/2018 17:30

South Korea's Moon passes on invitation from North Korea for pope to visit


South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president’s office said he had relayed an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the pope to visit.

Moon, who is Catholic, also asked Pope Francis to wish the Korean peninsula peace, reconciliation and shared prosperity, Yonhap news agency reported in Seoul, citing Moon’s office.


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