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 ...