Pope Francis arrives at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Vatican Media via Reuters

Pope Francis set to visit Nagasaki and Hiroshima to preach anti-nuclear gospel

  • The pope arrived in Japan late Saturday on the second leg of an Asia tour
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Pope Francis arrives at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Vatican Media via Reuters
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Pope Francis sent goodwill messages to the leaders in Beijing, Hong Kong and Taipei. Photo: Reuters

Pope Francis avoids offence in greetings to Hong Kong, Beijing and Taipei

  • Diplomatic good wishes from above for Carrie Lam, Xi Jinping and Tsai Ing-wen as pontiff flies over on his way to Japan
  • No mention of Hong Kong unrest or other contentious issues in papal telegrams
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Pope Francis sent goodwill messages to the leaders in Beijing, Hong Kong and Taipei. Photo: Reuters
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