Greek orthodox church in west Turkey opens after 93 years

Greek orthodox church in west Turkey opens after 93 years

BGN News - 11/5/15 The church of Agios Konstantinos in the town of Menemen in Turkey’s western province of İzmir opened on Sunday for its first service in 93 years, with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and Menemen mayor Tahir Şahin among the attendees. An olive tree was planted on the grounds of the church and doves were released ...