When Francis Talks

May 2015
America;5/4/2015, Vol. 212 Issue 15, p28
The article discusses calls by Roman Catholic Pope Francis for world leaders to stop Islamist persecution against Christians, especially in the Middle East. Topics include efforts by former Pope John Paul II to stop the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the impact of the Iraq War on Muslim-Christian relations, and Pope Francis's statement about the Armenian genocide.


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