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New Ancient Sarcophagi Discovered in Bursa, Turkey Could Mean Area Is Necropolis From Late...

An olive grove in Bursa, Turkey has revealed what experts are hoping is just the beginning to a treasure trove of ancient Greek archaeology. In...

Don’t Miss Screenings of Greek Films at Sismanoglio Megaro in Turkey

From January until June 2017 you will have a chance to attend a screening of a Greek film at Sismanoglio Megaro, the cultural and...

ISIS Jihadists Threaten Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

  A new video by ISIS jihadists threatens the West and warns that the next target is Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, as Turkey will become...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Says It Is Time to Reopen the Theological School of Halki...

Over the past weekend the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew called for the reopening of the Theological School of Halki in Turkey which has been closed...

Refugees, Migrants Risk Death as Bitter Cold Grips Europe

U.N. aid agencies are appealing to authorities in Europe to assist and protect thousands of refugees and migrants trying to survive the harsh winter...

Photos of The ‘Frosted’ Patriarch Bartholomew in the Snow

The Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew did not let the sub-zero temperature over the past few days interrupt his day as he...

2017 and The Axis of Populism

By Eve Geroulis Vengeful, relentless and epochal 2016 continues to cast a shadow on the dawn of a new year. 2016 wasn’t merely a Black Swan, the...

Gunman Kills 39 in Istanbul Nightclub Attack on New Year’s Eve

At least thirty-nine people have been killed and dozens more were wounded in the first hours of 2017 early Sunday, in an attack on...

How Istanbul’s Historical Churches Celebrate Christmas

Istanbul is home to over 200 active churches according to a 2000 census, and this holiday season they are celebrating Christmas with the traditional...

The Light of Christmas Shines Bright at the Phanar in Turkey

One of the greatest manifestations of hope for Christians in the Middle East and indeed around the world is the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.