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Turkey Summons Vatican Envoy Over 'Genocide' Remarks

Turkey quickly summoned the Vatican's envoy to protest Sunday after Pope Francis marked the 100th anniversary of the mass killing of Armenians by calling it a genocide. The pontiff said during a Mass at Saint Peter's Basilica that the killing of what Armenia says were as many as 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks about the time of World War I was "the first genocide of the 20th century." Turkey told the Vatican's ambassador on Sunday it was “deeply sorry and...

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