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Pope Francis is greeted by the faithful upon Pope's arrival for the beatification mass of Paul Yun Ji-Chung and his 123 martyr companions held on August 16 in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Paul Yun Ji-Chung, born in 1759, was among the earliest Catholics on the Korean Peninsula. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)

Pope Francis held an outdoor Mass on Saturday for huge crowds in Seoul as part of his five-day trip to South Korea. The Vatican estimated some 800,000 people turned out for the service.

The pontiff's visit coincides with the Asian Catholic youth festival, and on Sunday he will officiate at the closing Mass for the festival at a 15th Century fortress in South Korea.

Here are some images of the pope's visit to South Korea.

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Pope Francis prays in front of the birthplace of Saint Andrea Kim Dae-gun at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP
Pope Francis prays in front of the birthplace of Saint Andrea Kim Dae-gun at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) (Gregorio Borgia/AP)


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A South Korea security guard peers out of a glass door during Pope Francis and South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s meeting at the presidential
A South Korea security guard peers out of a glass door during Pope Francis and South Korean President Park Geun-hye's meeting at the presidential house in Seoul, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. As Francis became the first pope in 25 years to visit South Korea on Thursday, Seoul's never-timid rival, North Korea, made its presence felt by firing three short-range projectiles less than an hour before he arrived, officials said. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) (Gregorio Borgia/AP)

Pope Francis waves as he signs his autograph at the birthplace of Saint Kim Taegon Andrea, the first Korean-born Catholic priest, before a meeting with
Pope Francis waves as he signs his autograph at the birthplace of Saint Kim Taegon Andrea, the first Korean-born Catholic priest, before a meeting with Asian youths at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Issei Kato, Pool) (Issei Kato/AP)

A crowd of the Catholic faithful gather during a mass and the beatification of Paul Yun ji-Chung and 123 martyr companions celebrated by Pope Francis in
A crowd of the Catholic faithful gather during a mass and the beatification of Paul Yun ji-Chung and 123 martyr companions celebrated by Pope Francis in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Paul Yun Ji-Chung who was born in 1759 was among the earliest Catholics on the peninsula. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) (Gregorio Borgia/AP)

A volunteer watches from a rooftop as the vehicle of Pope Francis goes by catholic worshippers prior to a mass at Gwanghwamun square in central Seoul,
A volunteer watches from a rooftop as the vehicle of Pope Francis goes by catholic worshippers prior to a mass at Gwanghwamun square in central Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Jones, Pool) (Ed Jones/AP)