Big Job For Pope Francis With Turkey Visit
Pope Francis is in Turkey to discuss religious tolerance and serve as a counterweight to ISIS brutality in the region.By Christina Hartman | November 28, 2014
It’s a tall order: Pope Francis is in Turkey — hoping to serve as a counterweight — a voice of tolerance and reason — to ISIS brutality in neighboring Iraq and Syria.
Christian and other religious minorities have fled their homes. You’re looking at refugees from an ancient Christian community near ISIS-controlled Mosul.
“There is no safe place left in Iraq,” refugee Firas Ammar told RT earlier this year.