Category Archives: Turkey

The Turkish State opens a case to recover the lands returned to the Orthodox Patriarchate in recent years

April 21, 2016. Turkey has opened a case against the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, to cancel the legal acts with which some land were returned to the Orthodox Patriarchal See, in compliance with the laws providing restitution to the minority religious communities of goods seized in the past by the Turkish authorities. This was reported by local sources, consulted by […]

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Attack on an Orthodox Church building in Istanbul

June 9, 2015. In the early evening hours of this day, a man, who appeared to be in his 20s, threw a lit Molotov cocktail at a wooden side door of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Kadıköy, Istanbul, (Turkey) according to witnesses at the scene as reports Morning Star News. He then stood outside the door screaming “Allah Akbar […]

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