The Secretary of state of the Vatican will celebrate mass for peace on the Korean Peninsula

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in photosangelina Secretary of Vatican Pietro ParolinThe Secretary of state of the Vatican will celebrate mass for peace on the Korean Peninsula© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

State Secretary of Vatican cardinal Pietro Parolin on October 17 will celebrate in St. Peter’s special «Mass for peace» on the Korean Peninsula, which will be attended by the President of the Republic of Korea moon Jae-In, said Tuesday the official representative of the Holy see Greg Burke.

The next day, 18 October, the head of South Korea will be adopted in the Apostolic Palace with Pope Francis.

Earlier on Tuesday the official representative of the South Korean presidential administration, Kim Yy Gem said at a briefing to journalists that during the meeting with the Pontiff, President moon Jae-In will give the Pope the invitation of DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN to visit Pyongyang. «If the Pope will visit Pyongyang, we will warmly welcome him,» he quoted Kim Jong-UN, the representative of the President of the Republic of Korea.

Kim Yy Gem is also said that during a recent visit moon Jae-in in Pyongyang and his visit with Kim Jong-UN sacred to Koreans, baekdu mountain, the head of the Korean Catholic Church Kim Hee-Jung promised to convey to the Pope that «South and North (Korea) are moving toward reconciliation and peace.» Kim Jong-UN has asked me to pass it over.

In April, after the first in the last ten years of meetings between the leaders of South Korea and North Korea Pope Francis said he prays that the decisions of the inter-Korean summit led to the world and the fraternal friendship of the Korean Peninsula without nuclear weapons.

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