POPE FRANCIS IN TURKEY TO BOOST FAITH TIES

RELATED STORIES POPE FRANCIS IS IN TURKEY FOR WHAT IS DESCRIBED AS A HISTORIC VISIT TO PROMOTE RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE.

THE POPE'S FIRST STOP IS TURKEY'S NEW PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN ANKARA, MAKING HIM THE FIRST DIGNITARY TO VISIT THE LAVISH 1,000-ROOM BUILDING.

Although most of Turkey's 80 million citizens are Muslims, there are about 120,000 Christians in the country - once the centre of the Orthodox Christian world.
Related Stories Pope Francis is in Turkey for what is described as a historic visit to promote religious dialogue.
The Pope's first stop is Turkey's new presidential palace in Ankara, making him the first dignitary to visit the lavish 1,000-room building.

Pope Francis is in Turkey for what is described as a historic visit to promote religious dialogue. At the start of his three-day trip he is holding talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. The Pope is due to...

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