Pope Francis Prays for Korea Peace Effort
Pope Francis on June 30, 2019, offered his prayers for peace in Korea in the wake of the weekend meeting of US President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the demilitarized zone between North Korea and South Korea.
The Holy Father’s remarks came after praying the noon Angelus with a large crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square.
“In the last hours, we have witnessed in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter,” Pope Francis said. “I greet the protagonists, with the prayer that such a significant gesture may constitute a further step on the path of peace, not