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Pope Francis calls for Koreas' reconciliation at end of visit
Pope Francis calls for Koreas' reconciliation at end of visit

Wrapping up his first trip to Asia, Pope Francis on Monday called for forgiveness and dialogue between South and North Korea, and seemed to take the United States to task for its unilateral bombing campaign in Iraq. He also discussed future travel plans, including the possibility of his first papal visit to the United States. In remarks during a Mass at Seoul's Myeongdong Cathedral, the Roman Catholic pontiff called for “reconciliation in this Korean family,” clearly referring to the bitter divide between North and South Korea. “Let us pray, then, for the emergence of new opportunities for dialogue, encounter and the resolution of differences … and for...

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