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Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, speaks to CNA Oct. 22, 2014.

Ecumenical dialogue in the spotlight as Pope's Turkey trip approaches

Oct 22, 2014

By Elise Harris

The cardinal heading the Church’s council for Christian Unity has expressed his hope that Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Turkey... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Vatican releases details for Pope Francis' visit to Turkey

Oct 21, 2014

By Elise Harris

In response to an invitation sent by Patriarch Bartolomeo I of Constantinople, Pope Francis will make a three-day trip to... Read more

Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi.

Vatican confirms papal trip to Turkey in November

Sep 12, 2014

By Elise Harris

A statement released by the Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Turkey in November, where he is expected... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience on June 25, 2014.

Pope might visit Turkey, Patriarch Bartholomew in November

Sep 9, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis may visit Turkey Nov. 29-30, strengthening the links with the Orthodox Church’s Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and advancing... Read more