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Video: Crowds greet Pope Francis at birthplace of first South Korean priest


Following a mass attended by over 40,000 people at Daejeon World Cup Stadium on Friday, August 15, Pope Francis travelled northwest to Solmoe, known as the birthplace of Korean Catholicism. The pope was greeted by a crowd of 6,000 young Catholics at the site of the birth of the country’s first Catholic priest. Footage shows the pope waving as he passes in the Kia Soul car that prompted a lot of comment among the South Korean media and public. Credit: Credit: Instagram/Yoon Jong-hyun

 

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