Ahead of Tuesday’s summit in Singapore between the US and North Korean leaders, Brother Anthony of the Taizé community says Catholics in South Korea are hopeful for a positive outcome but are aware of the numerous possible stumbling blocks. Catholics around the world are praying for Tuesday’s scheduled summit in Singapore between the leaders of the United States and North Korea. US President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a historic summit on 12th June 2018.

As reported by vaticannews.com, Brother Anthony told Xavier Sartre told that, although they do not know what to expect, Catholics remain hopeful that the summit will be the start of a new process of reconciliation between North and South Korea.

With regards to the Korean population, Brother Anthony states that the North Korean leader’s reactions to previous meetings have given South Koreans hope. “They have just discovered that the leader of the North seems to be a human being rather than a monster, as he has often been presented”.