Pope Prays for Ferry Victims at Mass in Daejeon

Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Pope Francis led prayers today for the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster in an open-air mass at a soccer stadium Daejeon on the second day of his trip to South Korea. Francis is the first pope to visit the nation since John Paul II a quarter of a century ago. The Sewol sinking on April 16 killed more than 300 people, mostly high school students. (Source: APTN)

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