“In friendship and in prayer, I wish again to have a particular thought reach the beloved Korean people. May the talks that will take place in the coming days at Singapore be able to contribute to the development of a positive course, which ensures a future of peace for the Korean Peninsula and for the whole world. We pray to the Lord for this. We pray all together to Our Lady, Queen of Korea, to accompany these talks.”
Those were the words of Pope Francis on June 10, 2018, spoken after the noonday Angelus prayed with 20,000- pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square.
The historic meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, in Singapore. Both leaders arrived Sunday in Singapore, where they will hold separate advance meetings and prepare for their face-to-face discussion.