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[Papal Visit] Photos of the papal visit to Korea (2)

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Published : 2014-08-14 19:12
Updated : 2014-08-14 19:55

After arriving in Korea on Thursday, Pope Francis kicked off his papal activities including participation in a welcoming ceremony at Cheong Wa Dae and talks with President Park Geun-hye. Later in the day, the pontiff had a meeting with a group of Korean Roman Catholic leaders.

Following is the second collection of photos of the papal visit to Korea taken by The Korea Herald and Yonhap News.

Pope Francis waves to people in a car heading toward Cheong Wa Dae for talks with President Park Geun-hye on Thursday.

The pope arrives at Cheong Wa Dae to attend a  welcoming ceremony on Thursday.
The pope and President Park walk into the presidential office.
The pontiff writes on Cheong Wa Dae visitors' book.
The pope and President Park head toward the venue for the official welcoming ceremony.
Pope Francis and President Park attend the welcoming ceremony.
The pope and President Park salute during the welcoming ceremony.
The pope and President Park receive Korean Roman Catholic leaders.
The pope meets Korean government officials during the welcoming ceremony.
After the welcoming ceremony, Pope Francis and President Park walk inside Cheong Wa Dae to hold talks.
The pontiff talks with President Park.
President Park speaks after holding talks with Pope Francis.
The pontiff speaks after meeting with President Park.
The pope reacts while leaving Cheong Wa Dae after talks with President Park.