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Turkey / Pope's Visit / Virgin Mary Shrine / A Discussion #846400

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 01, 2006
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(Istanbul: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Istanbul: Delia Gallagher) The tiny stone cottage that is a shrine to the Virgin Mary in Turkey featured; scenes shown of Pope Benedict XVI & many pilgrims, both Christian & Muslim, at this holy site believed to be Mary's last home. [Several PILGRIMS, Marina BANDIRMA†, three TURKS, HINDU - react to visiting the shrine of the Virgin Mary.]

(Istanbul: Anderson Cooper) Discussion held with faith & values correspondent Delia Gallagher & "No God But God" author Reza Aslan† about the significance of the shrine for both Muslims & Christians pilgrims. [GALLAGHER - explains why both come to this place of pilgrimage; notes how Pope Benedict XVI emphasized the commonalities between people of faith.] [ASLAN - comments on the universal phenomena of religions such as going to shared pilgrimage sites with Turkey being a backdrop to that; outlines what the jihadists/fundamentalists want: something to react against.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Gallagher, Delia

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