South Korean President Park Geun-Hye (R) shakes hands with Pope Francis (L)
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Pope appeals for peace between North and South Korea

Pope Francis has urged peace and reconciliation on the Korean peninsula at the beginning of a five day visit to South Korea.

Speaking during his first visit to Asia since he took over the papacy he said: "Korea's quest for peace is a cause close to our hearts."

  • 14 Aug 2014
  • From the section Asia
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