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Old Byzantine Church Found in Underground City in Turkey

A 1,500-year-old underground Byzantine church has been discovered in Turkey with unseen before frescoes depicting Jesus. The church was found in the world's largest known...

Turkey: TV Producers Burn Greek Orthodox Church

Cappadocia, Turkey, has always been a favorite filming backdrop for Turkish television producers. There are many old mansions in the area that were inhabited by Greeks...

Turks Gather to Admire the 1,100-Year Old ‘Blonde Nun’

The relic of a Greek Orthodox nun, which is now an exhibit of the Nigde’s museum in Cappadocia, has attracted the interest of many Turks. During...

The First Mass at St. Macrina Church in Nigde After 90 Years

Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew officiated the first mass at St. Macrina Church after 90 years in the Turkish central Anatolian province of Nigde. Greece's...

Possible Bones of John The Baptist Discovered in Bulgaria

A team of researchers believe a knuckle bone found buried beneath a Bulgarian church may belong to John the Baptist, the New Testament prophet...

Patriarch Conducts Service in Cappadocia for the First Time Since 1922

Hundreds of worshippers joined the Sunday Service conducted by the Patriarch at the Holy Church of Saints Vassilios and Vlassios in historic Misthi, Cappadocia. According...

Conference on Theological Tourism in Cappadocia

The Non-Governmental Organization 'Aegean Polis' is going to organize an international Symposium on Theological Tourism in March 2012 in Cappadocia, under the initiative of...