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PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly reports on ‘Pope Francis Trip to Turkey’

Istanbul, Turkey – Kim Lawton, correspondent for PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, reported on ‘Pope Francis Trip to Turkey’ which will be taking place November 29-30 at the Ecumenical Patriarchate for the Thronal Feast day of St. Andrew the Apostle.

Pope Francis Trip to Turkey

by Kim Lawton

At the Greek Orthodox Church of the Archangels in Istanbul, Sunday morning worship unfolds as it has for centuries. Christians here say the ancient liturgy and the images that fill the sanctuary help connect them to the roots of their faith. Several books of the New Testament were written in what is now Turkey, and many foundational Christian doctrines were established here.


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