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Pope Francis attends a welcoming ceremony with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential palace in Ankara (CNS)

On the questions of ISIS and Armenia, President Erdogan seemed to be given a pass by the Pope

People pray in the Blue Mosque in Istanbul (CNS)

Clerics hope the visit will shed light on Islam

A girl kisses a picture of Pope Francis inside Manila cathedral (CNS photo/Ritchie B. Tongo, EPA)

Pope had requested money went to victims of last year’s disaster

Pope Francis embraces Filipino leader Cardinal Tagle last November (CNS)

Cardinal Tagle said the Pope’s visit would be a blessing for the poor

A Filipino student paints the face of Pope Francis as part of a nationwide competition (CNS)

The papal visit is set to take place in January 2015

A worshipper holds a rosary inside the Basilica of the Holy Child in Tacloban, Philippines (CNS)

Prayers urged in wake of claims of Islamist threat to pontiff

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople embrace during an ecumenical celebration in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem in May (CNS)

Meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and visit to Turkey-Iraq border could take place

The Pope will celebrate Mass in Daejon’s World Cup Stadium during his visit to South Korea (PA)

Francis will also celebrate a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul

Protester prepare placards opposing the papal visit to Britain in 2010 (AP)

Engaging the Church’s most vocal critics is risky, but ultimately worthwhile

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow

We are ‘Generation Benedict,’ and we will miss him so much, writes Collette Power