As he opened the first papal visit to Asia in nearly 20 years, the Pope urged dialogue between the long-divided countries.
Pope Francis is in Seoul on the first day of a five-day visit. With more than 5 million members, the Catholic Church is growing in South Korea. About 10 percent of the South Korean population is Catholic.
The BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson from Seoul with details.