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Orthodox celebrate epiphany in Istanbul

Orthodox celebrate epiphany in Istanbul

Orthodox Christians in Istanbul reenacted the baptism of Christ with a traditional cross-throwing ceremony Jan. 6 at several waterfront locations in the city.

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Santa would come through door if he were decent, mufti says

Santa would come through door if he were decent, mufti says

Santa Claus does not exist, the mufti of the northwestern district of Keşan said today...

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Mosques to offer English sermons for foreigners

Mosques to offer English sermons for foreigners

Work has begun to prepare the way for sermons to be preached in English in some historic mosques.

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Israeli girl's plight highlights Jewish extremism

Israeli girl's plight highlights Jewish extremism

A shy 8-year-old schoolgirl has unwittingly found herself on the front line of Israel's latest religious war.

2 Comment(s)12/27/2011

Religious Affairs has social media accounts

The Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate has begun to use social media more actively to launch its services and activities to wider audiences.

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Ancient ‘purity’ seal found in temple site

Ancient ‘purity’ seal found in temple site

Israeli archaeologists said on Dec. 25 that they had found a 2,000-year-old clay seal...

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Fox apologizes to Jews for Facebook poll on Jesus

Fox apologizes to Jews for Facebook poll on Jesus

Fox Latin America has apologized for a poll on whether Jews killed Jesus Christ that one of its staffers put on a Facebook.

Comment(s)12/30/2011

Leaders of the world issue their Christmas messages

Leaders of the world issue their Christmas messages

Pope Benedict XVI ushered in Christmas for the world’s 1.3 billion Roman Catholics on Dec. 24, urging humanity...

Comment(s)12/26/2011

Old church turns into culture center

Old church turns into culture center

Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Hayati Yazıcı inaugurated Vortvots Vorodman Armenian Church Culture Center in Istanbul Dec. 28, using the opportunity to discuss Turkish-Armenian relations.

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Pope prays for famine, flood, conflict victims on Christmas

Pope prays for famine, flood, conflict victims on Christmas

Pope Benedict XVI prayed for famine, flood and conflict victims around the world in his traditional Christmas message...

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Clergymen clash at Bethlehem birthplace of Jesus

Clergymen clash at Bethlehem birthplace of Jesus

The annual cleaning of one of Christianity's holiest churches deteriorated into a brawl between rival clergy yesterday.

Comment(s)12/29/2011

One-third in world embrace Christianity: US study

One-third in world embrace Christianity: US study

A major study released yesterday puts the total number of Christians worldwide at 2.18 billion, or 31.7 percent - nearly a third - of the estimated global population of 6.9 billion.

Comment(s)12/20/2011

Directorate launches probe into anti-Santa cleric

Directorate launches probe into anti-Santa cleric

Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs launched a probe into mufti Süleyman Yeniçeri ...

3 Comment(s)12/28/2011

Jews begin celebrations for the ‘Festival of Lights’

Jews began marking the festival of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, at sundown yesterday.

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