Pope receives Kim Jong Un's invitation to visit North Korea


WPLG—Pope Francis received an invitation Thursday from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea, and said he would consider the invitation, according to a South Korean spokesman. The offer was conveyed verbally by South Korean President Moon Jae-in during his visit to the Vatican, the spokesman said. The invitation comes at a time when the North Korean leader is on a diplomatic outreach campaign, holding several summits in recent months with the leaders of South Korea and of China, and meeting with US...

South Korea's Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to visit. South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president's office said he had relayed an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the pope to visit.