Turkey Says it Cancelled Decision to Seize Assyrian Churches and Monasteries

The Assyrian St. Gabriel Monastery in Mardin, Turkey, established in 397 A.D.

AINA - July 2017 (AINA) -- The Doğan News Agency reported yesterday that Turkey has cancelled its decision to transfer the ownership of 50 Assyrian churches and monasteries to the diyanet, the Turkish Directorate of Religious Affairs. The Mardin governor's office said the issue must be legally resolved, and until it is the properties in question will ...

Petition Launched to Include All Greeks in Genocide Recognitions

AINA - 8/7/2017 By Aris Tsilfidis Greek Genocide Resource Center Over the past few decades, Greeks have made numerous attempts to recognize the genocide of native Greeks living in Ottoman Turkey between 1914-1923. More often than not, these recognitions have been assigned to a particular region (usually Pontus) and in the process, have excluded other Greeks from recognition ...

NEW BOOK – Divorce and Remarriage in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition

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Rev. Dr Kevin Schembri, SThL, JCD (Jur) - July 2017 (Lecturer, Dept. of Pastoral Theology, Liturgy & Canon Law, Faculty of Theology, University of Malta) NEW BOOK: Kevin SCHEMBRI, Oikonomia, Divorce and Remarriage in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition (Rome, Orientalia Christiana & Valore Italiano, 2017), ISBN 978-88-97789-39-0, € 35 Buy from Amazon: About the book: How do the Eastern Orthodox ...

Assyrian Football Teams in Sweden Tell of a Changing Community

Assyriska FF in Södertälje, Sweden was founded in 1974 by Assyrian refugees from the Middle East. ( Assyriska)

AINA - 8/7/17 Stockholm (AINA) -- The Assyrian community in Sweden is perhaps best known for the football team Assyriska FF, established in the town of Södertälje the year 1974, which became the first immigrant club to climb to the top of the Swedish football league.Few people outside Sweden know that several other Assyrian football teams ...