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Pope calls for that Muslim leaders condemn terrorism
During a visit in Turkey, the Pope met with the Mufti of Istanbul Rahmi Yaran.
Pope Francis urged the leaders of the Islamic world to condemn terrorism committed by linking Islam.
The Pope said that after returning from a three-day visit to Turkey.
The pope said in a press statement on the plane that he understands how Muslims offended because there is a view that linking religion with terrorism.
Leader of the Catholic world, said criticism from religious leaders, politicians and intellectuals will remove such a view.
The Pope said it was responding to questions about the group calling itself the Islamic State or ISIS and other jihadist groups.
He said he had expressed the view that the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
"I told him would be good if all the leaders of the Muslim world - from the fields of politics, religion and akademisi- spoke clearly and condemned the violence that marred (name) of Islam," the Pope said.
In addition to meeting with the leader of the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Pope also met with the Mufti of Istanbul Rahmi Yaran.
During a visit in Turkey, the pope also called for interfaith dialogue to overcome fundamentalism. (BBC)