(LEAD) Pope Francis to begin trip to S. Korea (33)

Yonhap News Agency 2014.08.13 03:51
SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Yonhap) - Pope Francis will arrive in South Korea on Thursday for a five-day trip to attend a gathering of Asian Catholic youth and beatify Korean martyrs. It is the pope's first trip to Asia since he took over the papacy in March last year and the first by a pope to South Korea in 25 years.
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