Pope skips evening prayers after running behind schedule during busy day beatifying 124 Korean Catholics who died for their faith

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Francis had three consecutive meetings in Kkottognae, a religious community which cares for disabled people, but by the time he hit the second, he was running out of time.

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The Pope sheepishly asked thousands of nuns and priests to skip their vespers today after he run behind schedule on a busy day touring South Korea. Francis had three consecutive meetings in Kkottognae, a religious community which cares for disabled people, but by the time he hit the second, he was running out of time. ‘I’ve got a little problem,’ he told the crowd of 5,000 nuns and priests who had come to see him give a vespers service in Latin and Korean.

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