Tag: Turkey

Woman from radical Muslim family found Christ and converted

Christ is a now part of her daily life, but initially, she needed to keep this hidden from her family.

Syriac church reopened in Turkey after 100 years

In more recent times, it had served as a prison and a warehouse.

Hate crimes targeting Christian are on the rise in Turkey

Radical Islamic groups target Christian minorities across the country.

Turkish Christians threatened by radical group in Malatya

The church is located in Malatya province where three Christians were tortured and killed for being missionaries back in 2007.

An ancient Christian cemetery has been desecrated in Turkey

Local Christians discovered the scene on the 29th of June. The location holds tombs that date back to the first millennium.

Hagia Sophia is regularly subjected to vandalism

The now-mosque also faces neglect in the form of trash lying around and layers of dust.

Turkey and Azerbaijan launch military drills at Armenian border

Azerbaijan announced that its Armed Forces would participate in more than 30 international drills this year.

Hagia Sophia has been vandalised

Experts commented and fear for the future of the building without proper maintenance and protection.

Underground Turkish city may have housed persecuted Christians 2000 years ago

Researchers say only 3% of the site has been excavated, so it’s still unknown how large the entire city may span. 

Middle East’s largest Armenian church has reopened in Turkey

The church’s foundation submitted a request to the government to appoint a permanent clergyman to the church.