Pope's South Korea trip gives opportunity to reach out to China

August 13, 2014 1:43 AM

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Pope's South Korea trip gives opportunity to reach out to China

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - On his way to South Korea, Pope Francis will get a rare opportunity to directly address China's leadership as he flies over the country, whose communist government does not allow Catholics to recognize his authority.

The pope, who leaves Rome on Wednesday, always sends telegrams to the leaders of countries as he passes through their airspace. The routine messages rarely make news, but this time there is keen expectation for what the pope will say to China.

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