Pope Francis holds the pastoral staff during a Mass to mark the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians. Photo: AP

Turkey fury at Pope's appeal to world to recognise Armenian 'genocide'

Ankara recalls its Vatican envoy after Francis calls on world to recognise the mass slaughter of Armenians around the time of the first world war

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Pope Francis holds the pastoral staff during a Mass to mark the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians. Photo: AP
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