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Pope Francis in Turkey: Day 2

Pope Francis in Turkey: Day 2

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on the second day of his Apostolic visit to Turkey on Saturday evening participated at an Ecumenical prayer service with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew the 1st  at the Patriarchal Church of St George in Istanbul. Follow the service they held a private meeting. Earlier in the afternoon the Holy Father celebrated Mass in the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in the city where he urged Christians to throw off their defensiveness, and move away from their comfort zone and be led by the Holy Spirit. 

Vatican Radio’s correspondent Philippa Hitchen is travelling with the Pope and spoke to Lydia O’Kane about some of Saturday’s highlights. Listen

On Sunday, the final day of the Pope’s journey, he will meet with the Chief Rabbi of Turkey and sign a Joint Declaration with Patriarch Bartholomew the 1st.


(from Vatican Radio)

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