Pope Calls Killings of Armenians First Genocide of 20th Century

Please read the first article for some background on the Armenian genocide:

http://www.nytimes.com/ref/timestopics/topics_armeniangenocide.html

Now read this article to understand why the Pope calling this tragedy a genocide is a big deal:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/13/world/europe/pope-calls-killings-of-armenians-genocide-provoking-turkish-anger.html?_r=0

 

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