Turkish Cypriot leader annoyed at Pope ‘snub’

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Turkish Cypriot leader annoyed at Pope ‘snub’
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Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar said he was saddened that Pope Francis is not visiting the occupied north of the island, “choosing to visit only the Greek Cypriot Christians”.

Tatar issued a statement extending an invitation to the Pope to visit the north, noting: “There are two people in Cyprus, not just the Christian Greek Orthodox Cypriots, but also the Muslim Turkish Cypriots”.

Reportedly, Tatar extended an invitation to the Pontiff as head of the Vatican State and the spiritual leader of the Catholic people.

He hoped that the Pope would accept his invite, proving...

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Turkish Cypriot leader annoyed at Pope ‘snub’

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