Greek school to reopen on Turkey’s western Gökçeada after 40 years

Gökçeada, Turkey November 2015 The Daily Sabah reported on 'Greek school to reopen on Turkey's western Gökçeada after 40 years' publshed by the Anadolu Agency. Read this article on the web site of The Daily Sabah » A school for Greek children on a Turkish island in the Aegean Sea will open its doors to students for the first ...

Historic Orthodox church for sale in central Turkey

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21/1/15 The owner hopes that someone will renovate the historic building. A historic 18th century Orthodox Church in Kayseri — ancient Caesarea — was put up for sale by a local man, Ömer Sicimoğlu, who bought the abandoned church building in 2013. He told the Anadolu Agency that the church is “an important cultural asset” that can ...

1,800-year-old Orthodox church in Turkey set to open for weddings

MUĞLA - Anadolu Agency - 31/8/13 The Aegean town of Marmaris’ Kameriye Island is expected to become a ‘marriage center’ for tourists when a project prepared for the restoration of a 1,800-year-old Orthodox Church is completed. Project works are about to come to an end in a 1,800-year-old Orthodox church, located on Kameriye Island in the Aegean ...

Orthodox patriarch calls for reopening of Istanbul’s Halki Seminary

  ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency  23/7/13 Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew has repeated his call to the Turkish government for the reopening of the Heybeliada Halki Seminary, saying his flock is entering a "dangerous phase" due to a lack of proper religious officials. Bartholomew was speaking at an iftar event organized by the Istanbul Müfti office, with Müfti Rahmi Yaran present, where ...

International Religious Freedom Report of 2011 (Turkey)

Anadolu Agency 1/8/2012 U.S. Department of State made public its 2011 International Religious Freedoms report. In the section on Turkey, the report drew attention to the Turkish government's steps to facilitate the return of property to minority foundations. "The constitution and other laws and policies protect religious freedom, and in practice, the Turkish government generally respected religious freedom," ...