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U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un June 30 in Panmunjom, South Korea, at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas. After praying the Angelus with pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square June 30, Pope Francis called the historic meeting a “good example of a culture of encounter.”
U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un June 30 in Panmunjom, South Korea, at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas. After praying the Angelus with pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square June 30, Pope Francis called the historic meeting a “good example of a culture of encounter.”
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Pope Francis applauds meeting in North Korea between Trump, Kim

President Trump became first sitting president to set foot in North Korea

ROME — After U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting president to set foot in North Korea, Pope Francis called his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a positive step toward world peace.

After praying the Angelus with pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square June 30, the pope called the historic meeting a “good example of a culture of encounter.”

He also sent greetings to Trump and Kim and prayed “that this significant gesture constitutes a further step in the path of peace, not only in that peninsula but for the whole world.”

After Trump tweeted June 29 that he would like to meet with Kim at the border between North and South Korea, the North Korean leader agreed to meet him the next day in the demilitarized zone that has separated the North and South since the Korean War ended in 1953.

After meeting for nearly an hour, both leaders agreed to set up teams to resume talks that broke down in February over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.

Last year, Kim also expressed his willingness to meet with Pope Francis. South Korean President Moon Jae-in extended an informal invitation from Kim during a private meeting with the pope last October.

According to Yonhap, the Korean news agency, Moon’s press secretary told reporters that the pope said he would accept “if an (official) invitation arrives and I can go.”

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