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17 November 2007

Halki’s Chapel of the Transfiguration left in ruins

3d4ef89153e173a1302c426351741a58.jpgForest guards began demolition work on the chapel without warning, Only the immediate protest of the prior of Haliki and Metropolitan Meliton avoided its total destruction. A Church in Kadikoy, ancient Calcedonia is also targeted by vandals.

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28 September 2007


df3eec2e3bdc28422aeeada3f3e4eee7.jpgChristians called to fast, pray ahead of trial; European parliamentarians demand justice

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24 April 2007

Christian Converts Live In Fear in Intolerant Turkey

(spiegel.de)  Turkish converts to Christianity fear for their lives after the brutal murder of three people...

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21 April 2007

Turks Slit Bible Publishers' Throats & Other Muslim Macabre

medium_got-quran.jpgTurkey prides itself in being a secular country, not bowing down to barbaric type atrodicites in other Muslim countries. That is one appeal Turkey has in its hopes for membership in the European Union. However, to date the EU has not permitted such membership. Good.

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08 February 2007

Descendant of Muhammad converts to Christianity -- but faces threat to life if forced to return to Turkey

medium_bloodyCross.2.jpgNo Compulsion In Religion Alert. By Wolfgang Polzer for the ASSIST News Service, with thanks to all who sent this in:

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13 December 2006

Papal Visit Boosts Turkey's Beleaguered Catholics

medium_turkish_christians_MD.jpgCWNews.comISTANBUL (Compass Direct News) – In a year that saw eight violent attacks on Christians in Turkey and widespread uproar over a papal speech deemed derogatory to Islam, many Turkish Catholics worried that Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to their

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29 November 2006

Pope turns other cheek to Muslim Turkey

medium_00103.jpgTHE Pope has reversed his opposition to Turkey's efforts to join the EU, appearing to back the overwhelmingly Muslim country's hard-fought push towards membership at the start of his visit.

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24 November 2006

Turkish converts to Christianity stand trial for insulting 'Turkishness'

medium_0661132931_arrest.2.jpgISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) - Two Turkish men who converted to Christianity went on trial Thursday for allegedly insulting "Turkishness," and of inciting religious hatred against Islam

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02 November 2006

Turkey: Converts Charged Under Speech Law

medium_turkey_converts_MD.jpgCWNews.com ISTANBUL, October 31 (Compass Direct News) – A Turkish prosecutor slapped criminal charges against two converts to Christianity earlier this month, accusing them of

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03 July 2006

Priest Stabbed in Turkey - 3rd Such Attack

medium_Jesus_cross_web.gifANKARA, Turkey — A man stabbed a Roman Catholic priest Sunday in the Black Sea port of Samsun, a church official said, in the third attack against a Catholic cleric in Turkey in recent months

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28 March 2006

Dogs Sexually Abused by Islamists...

Pro-islamic municipalities in Turkey are killing stray dogs, animal rights groups claim.

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