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Caption: Kindergartners dressed as Pilgrims line up for a feast during a celebration Nov. 20 in advance of Thanksgiving Day at St. Patrick School in Oswego, N.Y. The American holiday this year is celebrated Nov. 27. (CNS/Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier)
Kindergartners dressed as Pilgrims line up for a feast during a celebration Nov. 20 in advance of Thanksgiving Day at St. Patrick School in Oswego, N.Y. The American holiday this year is celebrated Nov. 27. (CNS/Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier)
Prominent Muslims hope pope's Turkey trip can show Islam's peaceful side

By James Martone
Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Two prominent Muslim religious figures in Turkey welcomed the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to their country, saying they hoped it could shed light on the "peace" of Islam and help change bad images associated with that religion.

At Istanbul's famed Sultan Ahmed Mosque -- often referred to as the Blue Mosque because of the turquoise tiles that adorn the early 17th-century structure -- Ishak Kizilaslan said Muslims welcomed "everyone coming to us in a good way."
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