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Tuesday, November 28: Ankara

  • Visit to the Atatürk Mausoleum
  • Welcome ceremony and courtesy visit to the President of the Republic
  • Meeting with the Prime Minister
  • Meeting with the President of Religious Affairs
  • Meeting with the Diplomatic Corps

Today we suggest:

Know the history and some important info about this city, which will be the first that Pope Benedict XVI will visit.
Benedict XVI: On the footsteps of his predecessors
Benedict XVI's journey to Turkey is a further step of the path that his predecessors started, looking forward getting the Catholic and the Orthodox Churches closer.
Turkey in numbers
Relevant information about Turkey.
John XXIII: Friend of the turks
John XXIII was deeply attached to the turkish land during his years as the Pope's representative. He remained constantly present in Turkey's heart.

Significance of the Pope's journey to Turkey
The Hoy See explains the importance of the Pope's journey to Turkey.