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Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II speaks during a mass on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian mass killings, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican (REUTERS/Tony Gentile).


A new chapter in the century-old debate over the massacre of Armenians

April 14, 2015, Ömer Taşpınar

Omer Taspinar joined The Diane Rehm Show to discuss Pope Francis' choice to call the 1915 massacre of over a million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire a genocide. Turkey, the successor state to the Ottoman Empire, has long argued against the use of that term.