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Turkey: Pope Francis visits Istanbul's Sultan Ahmed Mosque00:56

Turkey: Pope Francis visits Istanbul's Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Turkey, Instanbul
November 29, 2014 at 12:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Pope Francis arrived at the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul on Saturday to meet with Muslim leaders and pray, continuing his three-day visit to Turkey. The Pope is also expected speak about Christian persecution within the Muslim world and issues surrounding Catholicism and Orthodoxy.

The Pontiff called for an interfaith dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism during a visit to the Turkish capital Ankara.

Turkey: Pope Francis visits Istanbul's Sultan Ahmed Mosque00:56
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Pope Francis arrived at the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul on Saturday to meet with Muslim leaders and pray, continuing his three-day visit to Turkey. The Pope is also expected speak about Christian persecution within the Muslim world and issues surrounding Catholicism and Orthodoxy.

The Pontiff called for an interfaith dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism during a visit to the Turkish capital Ankara.