Pope ends Turkey trip with appeal for unity with Orthodox and last-minute speech to refugees

November 30, 2014 6:15 AM

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Pope ends Turkey trip with appeal for unity with Orthodox and last-minute speech to refugees

In this photo provided by Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, right, kisses Pope Francis' head during an ecumenical prayer at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. The two major branches of Christianity represented by Bartholomew and Francis split in 1054 over differences on the power of the papacy. The two spiritual heads will participate in an ecumenical liturgy and sign a joint declaration in the ongoing attempt to reunite the churches. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho) (The Associated Press)

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, second left, touches Pope Francis' crucifix at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. The two major branches of Christianity represented by Bartholomew and Francis split in 1054 over differences on the power of the papacy. The t...

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