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Pope visit to North Korea feasible if well prepared, South Korean bishop says

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Pope visit to North Korea feasible if well prepared, South Korean bishop saysThe bishop, Lazarus You Heung-sik of Daejeon, spoke ahead of a meeting next week in the Vatican between Francis and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who will be carrying an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Pyongyang. “If the pope goes there, it will be a gigantic step, a qualitative step for the Korean peninsula, for its pacification,” said You, who was in Rome for a meeting of bishops from around the world known as a synod. “North Korea could enter the world community as a normal country.