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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2006 file photo Pope Benedict XVI, third left, and Mufti of Istanbul Mustafa Cagrici, fourth left, visit the Sultanahmet Mosque, known as Blue Mosque, in Istanbul, Turkey. Pope Francis travels to Turkey on a three day visit beginning Friday Nov. 28, 2014, amid new Mus…

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

FILE - In this May 25, 2014 file photo, Pope Francis stands with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I as they meet outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem's Old City. Pope Francis travels to Turkey on a three day visit beginning Friday Nov. 28, 2014, amid new Muslim-Christian te…

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2006 file photo Pope Benedict XVI, third left, and Mufti of Istanbul Mustafa Cagrici, fifth left, visit the Sultanahmet Mosque, known as Blue Mosque, in Istanbul, Turkey. Pope Francis travels to Turkey on a three day visit beginning Friday Nov. 28, 2014, amid new Musl…

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

The reason for the pope’s visit is to meet the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, Patriarch Bartholomew I, seen above at an earlier meeting in Jerusalem.

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

VATICAN CITY — When a pope last visited Turkey — Benedict XVI in 2006 — Muslim-Catholic tensions were so high that the Vatican added a stop at Istanbul’s famed Blue Mosque at the last minute in hopes of showing Benedict’s respect for Islam.

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Michael Gerson: The healing in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda — At the 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide, the most moving moments were unplanned.

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Judge dismisses race-based abortion law challenge

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a challenge to a 2011 Arizona law banning abortion based on the race or sex of the child.

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