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Turkey has 'nothing to learn' from Greece on religious freedoms

Turkey has 'nothing to learn' from Greece on religious freedoms

Ankara released a statement responding tit for tat to Greece's anger regarding Hagia Sophia

104 Comment(s) 11/20/2013

'Erotic video' displayed in Greek mosque angers Turk society

'Erotic video' displayed in Greek mosque angers Turk society

The video was put on display during an event as part of the Thessaloniki Biennial

17 Comment(s) 10/20/2013

Pope to receive Putin on November 25: official

Pope to receive Putin on November 25: official

Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin on November 25, the Vatican said

2 Comment(s) 11/7/2013

Kaaba like imprisoned with constructions: Turkey’s top religion official

Kaaba like imprisoned with constructions: Turkey’s top religion official

Turkey’s top religious official has blasted the Saudi Arabian government for massive renovation work

6 Comment(s) 10/18/2013

Vatican issues global questionnaire on modern families

Vatican issues global questionnaire on modern families

The Vatican on Tuesday launched an unprecedented worldwide consultation on the new realities of family life including gay marriage as part of Pope Francis's efforts to reform the Catholic Church.

Comment(s) 11/5/2013

Cemevis exist, should have status: Minister

Cemevis exist, should have status: Minister

Turkey’s labor minister has suggested Alevi cemevis be granted a civilian status

5 Comment(s) 10/18/2013

Pope's Twitter account attracts 10 million followers

Pope's Twitter account attracts 10 million followers

Pope Francis welcomed news Oct 27 that his Twitter account @pontifex had attracted more than 10 million followers

Comment(s) 10/27/2013

Cleric asks for Hagia Sophia to be used as a mosque

Cleric asks for Hagia Sophia to be used as a mosque

The Chief Cleric of Istanbul’s Sultanahmet Mosque has requested the conversion of the Haghia Sophia Museum

32 Comment(s) 10/16/2013

Bartholomew prays for Atatürk’s reforms in Thessaloniki

Bartholomew prays for Atatürk’s reforms in Thessaloniki

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew said he prayed for the continuation of the reforms introduced by the founder of the modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

9 Comment(s) 10/25/2013

Muezzin who spoke against Turkish PM’s statement displaced again

Fuat Yıldırım, the muezzin of the mosque that sheltered injured Gezi Park protesters

13 Comment(s) 10/18/2013

Vatican fires German bishop for lavish style

Vatican fires German bishop for lavish style

Pope Francis temporarily expelled a German bishop Oct 23 from his diocese due to a scandal over a 31 million euro project to build a new residence complex

Comment(s) 10/23/2013

Muslim pilgrims stone devil in final hajj ritual

Muslim pilgrims stone devil in final hajj ritual

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims converged on the Mina valley in Saudi Arabia Oct.15 to participate in a symbolic stoning of the devil

5 Comment(s) 10/15/2013

Official: Israeli PM not meeting pope after all

Official: Israeli PM not meeting pope after all

An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not meet Pope Francis

3 Comment(s) 10/21/2013

Turkish President to perform Hajj alongside two million Muslim pligrims

Turkish President to perform Hajj alongside two million Muslim pligrims

President Abdullah Gül departed for Saudi Arabia today to perform the Hajj

30 Comment(s) 10/13/2013

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