Pope Francis and Turkey’s President Erdogan shake hands after addressing to media at the presidential palace in Ankara

Pope Francis and Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan shake hands after addressing to media at the presidential palace in Ankara November 28, 2014. Pope Francis begins a visit to Turkey with the delicate mission of strengthening ties with Muslim leaders while condemning violence against Christians and other minorities in the Middle East. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY – Tags: POLITICS RELIGION) – RTR4FYUH