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Rappler
Pope visits Armenian genocide memorialPAPAL VISIT. Pope Francis attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tsitsernakabe
Pope visits Armenian genocide memorial
Rappler / Posted 3 minutes ago
PAPAL VISIT. Pope Francis attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan on June 25. Photo by Alexander Nemenov/AFP YEREVAN, Armenia – Pope Francis on Saturday, June 25, insisted memory "cannot be... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia -- Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Saturd
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Daily Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
YEREVAN, Armenia -- Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Saturday for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Pope at Armenia genocide memorial: Never forget or minimizea "genocide" sealed their affection for him. "I shook the pope's hand but didn
Pope at Armenia genocide memorial: Never forget or minimize
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 minutes ago
a "genocide" sealed their affection for him. "I shook the pope's hand but didn't have the time to kiss it," 42-year-old Yerevan resident Nazik Sargsyan said Friday as Francis arrived. "I'm sure God's blessing has come down on me with that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Pope at Armenia genocide memorial: Never forget or minimizewrites a message in the guest book as he attends a ceremony at a memorial to Ar
Pope at Armenia genocide memorial: Never forget or minimize
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 minutes ago
writes a message in the guest book as he attends a ceremony at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks in Yerevan, Armenia, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget the victims of the... Read more
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ABC News
Pope at Armenia Genocide Memorial: Never Forget or Minimizea "genocide" sealed their affection for him. "I shook the pope's hand but didn
Pope at Armenia Genocide Memorial: Never Forget or Minimize
ABC News / Posted 10 minutes ago
a "genocide" sealed their affection for him. "I shook the pope's hand but didn't have the time to kiss it," 42-year-old Yerevan resident Nazik Sargsyan said Friday as Francis arrived. "I'm sure God's blessing has come down on me with that... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocideBy Margarita Antidze and Philip Pullella YEREVAN (Reuters) - A sombre Pope Fra
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocide
Swissinfo / Posted 21 minutes ago
By Margarita Antidze and Philip Pullella YEREVAN (Reuters) - A sombre Pope Francis, "with pain in my heart," paid tribute on Saturday to the 1.5 million Armenians massacred in 1915, an event which he has labelled a genocide, risking Turkey's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pope visits Armenian genocide memorialPope Francis visits Armenian genocide memorial in Yerevan Pope Francis has ins
Pope visits Armenian genocide memorial
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 minutes ago
Pope Francis visits Armenian genocide memorial in Yerevan Pope Francis has insisted memory "cannot be stifled" as he visited the main Armenian genocide memorial in Yerevan, on the second day of a trip likely to stir tensions with Turkey. Key... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocideYEREVAN: A sombre Pope Francis, "with pain in my heart," paid tribute on Saturd
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocide
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 52 minutes ago
YEREVAN: A sombre Pope Francis, "with pain in my heart," paid tribute on Saturday to the 1.5 million Armenians massacred in 1915, an event which he has labelled a genocide, risking Turkey's ire. Francis, on the second day of his trip to Armenia,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing ‘genocide’ YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing ‘genocide’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 58 minutes ago
YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget the victims of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians at the country’s imposing genocide memorial, hours after... Read more
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The Star
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocideYEREVAN (Reuters) - A sombre Pope Francis, "with pain in my heart," paid tribut
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocide
The Star / Posted 59 minutes ago
YEREVAN (Reuters) - A sombre Pope Francis, "with pain in my heart," paid tribute on Saturday to the 1.5 million Armenians massacred in 1915, an event which he has labelled a genocide, risking Turkey's ire. Francis, on the second day of his trip to... Read more
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Reuters
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocidebook during a commemoration ceremony for Armenians killed by Ottoman Turks, at
Pope says 'never again' to tragedies like Armenian genocide
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
book during a commemoration ceremony for Armenians killed by Ottoman Turks, at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia, June 25, 2016. Pope Francis signs a visitors' book during a commemoration ceremony for Armenians killed by... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) � Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never for
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted an hour ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) � Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget the victims of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians at the country's imposing genocide memorial, hours after drawing a standing ovation from his hosts when he... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never for
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Hawaii News Now / Posted an hour ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget the victims of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians at the country's imposing genocide memorial, hours after drawing a standing ovation from his hosts when he... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never for
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget the victims of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians at the country's imposing genocide memorial, hours after drawing a standing ovation from his hosts when he... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never for
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget the victims of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians at the country's imposing genocide memorial, hours after drawing a standing ovation from his hosts when he... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'denouncing 'genocide'Pope Francis smiles during welcoming ceremony at Zvaretnot
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
denouncing 'genocide'Pope Francis smiles during welcoming ceremony at Zvaretnots airport at… AP News | 06/24/16 10:42 PM YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Saturday for a prayer service, fresh from his... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Sa
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Saturday for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Sa
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Saturday for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Sa
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Saturday for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing ‘genocide’ Pope Francis kisses the Holy Book as he visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchm
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing ‘genocide’ 
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
Pope Francis kisses the Holy Book as he visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin, Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, June 24, 2016. Pope Francis is in Armenia for a three-day visit. AP YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis heads to Armenia’s genocide memorial... Read more
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Deseret News
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a pray
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Deseret News / Posted 4 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral wreath... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 5 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 5 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a pray
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Boston Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral wreath... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral... Read more
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Canberra Times
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI"metz yeghern", which translates as the "great evil". Pope Francis visits the
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI
Canberra Times / Posted 7 hours ago
"metz yeghern", which translates as the "great evil". Pope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Yerevan on Friday. Photo: AP But in keeping with his penchant for blunt talk, the pontiff said on Friday that "that tragedy"... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI"metz yeghern", which translates as the "great evil". Pope Francis visits the
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 hours ago
"metz yeghern", which translates as the "great evil". Pope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Yerevan on Friday. Photo: AP But in keeping with his penchant for blunt talk, the pontiff said on Friday that "that tragedy"... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pope denounces twisted ‘genocide’ in ArmeniaFrancis kisses the Holy Book as he visits the Apostolic Cathedral on Thursday,
Pope denounces twisted ‘genocide’ in Armenia
TribLIVE / Posted 7 hours ago
Francis kisses the Holy Book as he visits the Apostolic Cathedral on Thursday, June 24, 2016, in Etchmiadzin, outside Yerevan, Armenia.Photo by AFP/Getty Images YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWIPope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Yerevan on Friday
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Pope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Yerevan on Friday. Photo: AP Rome: Pope Francis waded into turbulent geopolitical waters once again during his first visit to Armenia when he made an unscripted remark referring to the... Read more
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WA Today
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI"metz yeghern", which translates as the "great evil". Pope Francis visits the
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI
WA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
"metz yeghern", which translates as the "great evil". Pope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Yerevan on Friday. Photo: AP But in keeping with his penchant for blunt talk, the pontiff said on Friday that "that tragedy"... Read more
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The Age
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWIPope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Yerevan on Friday
Pope Francis condemns Turkish 'genocide' of Armenians in WWI
The Age / Posted 7 hours ago
Pope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin in Yerevan on Friday. Photo: AP Rome: Pope Francis waded into turbulent geopolitical waters once again during his first visit to Armenia when he made an unscripted remark referring to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned ‘genocide’YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twis
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned ‘genocide’
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twisted and planned ‘‘genocide’’ of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turks a century ago as he arrived in Armenia on Friday for a deeply symbolic visit to mark the centenary of the... Read more
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Orange County Register
In Armenian visit, pope calls early 20th century deaths a 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia – Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twis
In Armenian visit, pope calls early 20th century deaths a 'genocide'
Orange County Register / Posted 8 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia – Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twisted and planned “genocide” of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turks a century ago as he arrived in Armenia on Friday for a deeply symbolic visit to mark the centenary of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Pope denounces 'Armenian genocide' in Yerevan - newkerala.com #81515Yerevan, June 25 : Pope Francis has called the massacres of Armenian people und
Pope denounces 'Armenian genocide' in Yerevan - newkerala.com #81515
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
Yerevan, June 25 : Pope Francis has called the massacres of Armenian people under Ottoman rule a genocide, an expression that caused a diplomatic crisis in Turkey last year. Pope Francis reiterated his April 2015 message on Friday, in which he... Read more
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NBC News
Pope Could Anger Turkey by Using 'Genocide' AgainYEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis broke a century-old taboo by using the word "ge
Pope Could Anger Turkey by Using 'Genocide' Again
NBC News / Posted 12 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis broke a century-old taboo by using the word "genocide" hours after landing in Armenia's capital Friday for a three-day visit to the former Soviet state. The pope strayed from his prepared address at the presidential... Read more
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The Star
Pope on visit to Armenia cites 'genocide', likely to anger TurkeyYEREVAN (Reuters) - Pope Francis departed from his prepared text on Friday to u
Pope on visit to Armenia cites 'genocide', likely to anger Turkey
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
YEREVAN (Reuters) - Pope Francis departed from his prepared text on Friday to use the word "genocide" to describe the mass killings of Armenians in 1915, a description that infuriated Turkey when he said it a year ago. In an address to Armenia's... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted 'genocide'
Lake Placid News / Posted 14 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twisted and planned "genocide" of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turks a century ago as he arrived in Armenia on Friday for a deeply symbolic weekend visit to mark the... Read more
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DW
Pope Francis starts visit to Armenia with denunciation of 1915 'genocide' by Ottoman forces |was the first of the deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century," Fr
Pope Francis starts visit to Armenia with denunciation of 1915 'genocide' by Ottoman forces |
DW / Posted 14 hours ago
was the first of the deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century," Francis said at the presidential palace in Yerevan on Friday. Armenians have long sought international recognition for the killings as genocide, which they say left... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pope on visit to Armenia cites 'genocide', likely to anger TurkeyBy Philip Pullella and Margarita Antidze YEREVAN (Reuters) - Pope Francis depa
Pope on visit to Armenia cites 'genocide', likely to anger Turkey
Swissinfo / Posted 14 hours ago
By Philip Pullella and Margarita Antidze YEREVAN (Reuters) - Pope Francis departed from his prepared text on Friday to use the word "genocide" to describe the mass killings of Armenians in 1915, a description that infuriated Turkey when he said it a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 14 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twisted and planned "genocide" of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turks a century ago as he arrived in Armenia on Friday for a deeply symbolic visit to mark the centenary of the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pope denounces Armenian 'genocide' in Yerevan visitYEREVAN - Pope Francis on Friday denounced the mass killing of Armenians a cent
Pope denounces Armenian 'genocide' in Yerevan visit
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
YEREVAN - Pope Francis on Friday denounced the mass killing of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces as "genocide", risking Turkey's fury as he met Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian. Pope Francis gives a speech as he visits the Apostolic... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twis
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'
Boston Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia — Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twisted and planned "genocide" of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turks a century ago as he arrived in Armenia on Friday for a deeply symbolic visit to mark the centenary of the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'arrival Friday, delivered to President Serzh Sargsyan and Armenian officials at
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 hours ago
arrival Friday, delivered to President Serzh Sargsyan and Armenian officials at the presidential palace in the capital, Yerevan. The pope caps the day with a visit to the seat of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Etchmiadzin, where he will stay... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pope denounces 'genocide' in Armenia visitYEREVAN: Pope Francis began his three-day visit to Armenia on Friday (Jun 24) w
Pope denounces 'genocide' in Armenia visit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
YEREVAN: Pope Francis began his three-day visit to Armenia on Friday (Jun 24) with a denunciation of the mass killing of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces as "genocide", risking Turkey's fury. The pontiff - who is making his 14th overseas... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pope denounces 'genocide' in Armeniawere "genocide" sealed their affection for him. "I shook the pope's hand but d
Pope denounces 'genocide' in Armenia
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
were "genocide" sealed their affection for him. "I shook the pope's hand but didn't have the time to kiss it," 42-year-old Yerevan resident Nazik Sargsyan said. "I'm sure God's blessing has come down on me with that handshake." Small groups of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically
Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned 'genocide'
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 15 hours ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Pope Francis denounced what he called the ideologically twisted and planned "genocide" of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turks a century ago as he arrived in Armenia on Friday for a deeply symbolic weekend visit to mark the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Pope Francis speaks of 'genocide' in Armeniamarked the start of a sad series of great catastrophes of the last century," th
Pope Francis speaks of 'genocide' in Armenia
Aljazeera / Posted 15 hours ago
marked the start of a sad series of great catastrophes of the last century," the pontiff said at the presidential palace in Yerevan on Friday. The remark is the second time the Pope has referred to the killings as genocide, following a similar... Read more
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