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Korean Catholics praise Trump-Kim summit

Seoul (UCAN):  The Korean Catholic Church welcomed the latest leaders’ summit between the president of United States of America (US), Donald Trump, and the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, as an important step towards achieving denuclearisation and a lasting peace.
 
The two met on June 30 at the truce village of Panmunjom, which is a symbol of the divided Koreas. Trump became the first sitting US president to cross the border as Panmunjom lies just on the North Korean side of the Demilitarised Zone.
 

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Pope hails historic meeting between Korean leader

VATICAN (SE): Pope Francis hailed the agreement reached at the recent inter-Korean summit regarding denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, and expressed the hope that that their courageous commitment may achieve “a path of sincere dialogue for a Korean Peninsula that is free of nuclear weapons,” Vatican News reported 
 

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A jittery Guam prays for peace

AGANA (SE): People in Guam began organising prayer gatherings and vigils for peace in the light of a threat from the leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-un, to launch a nuclear warhead, which in all probability would be aimed at the tiny unincorporated territory of the United States of America (US), before August 15.
 

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