N. Korea wants visit from Pope Fran­cis

StarMetro Vancouver - - BIG OPINIONS - Kim Tong-hyung

SEOUL, KOREA—NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Fran­cis to visit the of­fi­cially athe­ist coun­try, South Korea said Tues­day.

South Korea’s pres­i­den­tial of­fice said Kim told Pres­i­dent Moon Jae-in dur­ing their sum­mit last month that the pope would be “en­thu­si­as­ti­cally” wel­comed in North Korea.

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