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Turkey

This abandoned city was once known as “the city of 1001 churches”

It once competed in splendor with Cairo and Constantinople, but all its inhabitants left in the 14th and 15th centuries.

Christians in northeast Syria fear Turkish invasion

Turkey apparently wants to rout the Kurds across the border, but Syriac population is in the middle.

Turkey to see first new church construction in 100 years

Turkish president speaks at groundbreaking ceremony for Mor Efrem Syriac Orthodox church.

Meet the cave in Turkey where Saint Peter celebrated Mass

The “grotto of St. Peter” in Antioch is considered one of the first churches of Christianity

Remembering Fr. Andrea Santoro, Italian missionary martyred in Turkey

Martyr Fr. Santoro felt called to work as a missionary in Turkey where he was killed, Bible in hand.

The day a 1,500-year-old underground Byzantine church was found in Turkey

Unearthed in the central Turkish region of Cappadocia, the unique church contains remarkable frescoes.

You can visit the ruins of 3 of the 7 Churches of Revelation in Turkey

While some have interpreted a symbolic meaning to the Bible passage, what's certain is that these churches did actually exist as buildings.

The famous “Iron Church” is re-opening in Turkey

Erdogan states that the state has to protect the right to freedom of worship for all.

War in Syria: “We cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel”

According to the Apostolic Nuncio in Syria, the Turkish intervention in the country opens a new phase of the war, which is difficult for the Syrian people.

Midnight Mass in Turkey

Photo of the Day: December 24, 2017

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