February 19, 2020

Will Pope Francis visit North Korea?
His maverick style makes a visit possible, though institutional hurdles could scupper a summit
Last month, Pope Francis surprised his global flock when he said he would, if officially invited, visit North Korea. The unofficial invitation, relayed to the Holy See by South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a state visit to Europe, is reported to have come directly from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.In doing so, Kim Jong Un continues his successful diplomatic overtures on the