[Papal Visit] Photos of the papal visit to Korea (3)

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Aug 15, 2014 - 18:04
  • Updated : Aug 16, 2014 - 00:39
Pope Francis’ second day in Korea kicked off with an hour-long bullet train ride to Daejeon, where he was scheduled to meet bereaved family members of the Sewol ferry disaster, celebrate his first public Mass in Korea and meet Catholic Asian youths.

The Holy Father is to lead a papal Mass to beatify Korean martyrs in central Seoul this weekend.

Following is the third collection of photos of the papal visit to Korea taken by Yonhap News.
Pope Francis gets off from KTX, a bullet train, at Daejeon station on Friday morning.
The pope greets people at the platform.
The pontiff blesses a child at Daejeon station.

Korean schoolgirls wait for the arrival of Pope Francis at a mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium.
Pope Francis greets a child.
The pope blesses a child while heading toward the World Cup Stadium in Daejeon.
A baby reacts as the pope gestures.
Relatives of Sewol ferry disaster victims meet the press about their meeting with the pope before the Mass.
Acclaimed singer Insooni (left) and internationally renowned soprano Jo Su-mi perform before the Mass.

Pope Francis enters the World Cup Stadium to preside over his first public Mass in Korea.
The Holy Father kisses a baby.
The pope waves to participants in the Mass.
Pope Francis takes part in a Mass with tens of thousands of followers at Daejeon World Cup Stadium.
The pontiff wears a yellow ribbon on his chest in memory of the Sewol ferry disaster victims.
Pope Francis blesses the statue of the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus as he celebrates a Mass in a soccer stadium in Daejeon.
The pontiff (center) prays during the Mass of Assumption of Mary on Friday.
About 45,000 ecstatic people pack a soccer stadium for a Mass on the first papal trip to Asia in 25 years.
The pope leaves the stadium for lunch with youths of Korean Roman Catholic Church.

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