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Thursday, november 30: Istanbul

  • Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George
  • Visit to the Museum of Hagia Sofia
  • Moment of prayer to the Armenian Apostolic Cathedral and meeting with H.B. Patriarch Mesrob II
  • Meeting with H.E. the Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan
  • Meeting with the Grand Rabbi of Turkey
  • Meeting and dinner with the members of the Catholic Episcopal Conference

Today we suggest:

Read about the history and other information regarding the third city of the Pope Benedict XVI´s visit.
Pope John Paul II´s Joint Declaration with the Orthodox church.
Learn about some of the statements Pope John Paul II made with the Orthodox church seeking a true closeness.