Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople (R) blesses Pope Francis during an Ecumenical Prayer in the Patriarchal Church of Saint George in Istanbul November 29, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Pope Francis said Islamist militants were carrying out a "profoundly grave sin against God" in Syria and Iraq, calling Sunday for inter-religious dialogue and action against poverty to help end the conflicts there.Turkey is sheltering nearly 2 million refugees from Syria, thousands of Christians among them.Francis also condemned Friday's attack on Muslim worshippers at the main mosque in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, in which at least 81 people were killed.He later met around 100 young refugees, mostly from Iraq and Syria, Christians and Muslims among them, and thanked Turkey for sheltering so many displaced civilians.
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