Pope denounces 1915 ‘genocide’ during visit to Armenian memorial

Pope denounces 1915 ‘genocide’ during visit to Armenian memorial

A sombre Pope Francis, “with pain in my heart,” paid tribute on Saturday to the 1.5 million Armenians massacred in 1915, an event that he has labelled a genocide, risking Turkey’s ire. Francis, on the second day of his trip to Armenia, made an early morning stop at the Tzitzernakaberd, the “Genocide Memorial and Museum,” […]