Erdogan invites Pope Francis to opening of Hagia Sophia as a mosque

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - DECEMBER 22: Pope Francis exchanges Christmas greetings with the Roman Curia at the Clementina Hall on December 22, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis received the heads and other senior officials of the departments of the Roman Curia today, in their traditional exchange of Christmas greetings. In remarks prepared for the occasion and delivered this morning, the Holy Father focused on the need for those who serve in the curia especially those in positions of power and authority. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Will his Islamic “friends” allow him to decline? Will he even wish to decline?

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