LEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR TURKEY AND THE REGION

 

Pope: End 'unacceptable' Israel-Palestinian conflict

Pope: End 'unacceptable' Israel-Palestinian conflict

Pope Francis came face to face with the daily reality of Palestinians on Sunday, even touching the controversial separation wall, after calling for an end to the "increasingly unacceptable" Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Comment(s) 5/25/2014

Pope warns against money in football

Pope warns against money in football

Pope Francis on Friday warned money "risks contaminating" football and called for a return to "sporting dignity" at a Vatican meeting with players from Italian Cup finalists Fiorentina and Napoli.

Comment(s) 5/2/2014

Pope to hear from Syria's refugees in Jordan

Pope to hear from Syria's refugees in Jordan

Pope Francis will hear first-hand accounts of the horrors of Syria's war when he meets refugees in Jordan Saturday as he begins a three-day visit to the Holy Land.

Comment(s) 5/22/2014

Turkish gunman Mehmet Ali Ağca expresses no remorse over attempt to assassinate late Pope

Turkish gunman Mehmet Ali Ağca expresses no remorse over attempt to assassinate late Pope

Ağca explained that he felt 'no regret' over his failed assassination attempt of Pope John Paul II because he is convinced it was all part of a 'divine' plan

Comment(s) 4/25/2014

Destroyed synagogue restored in İzmir

Destroyed synagogue restored in İzmir

The İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has restored a 17th century synagogue that was about to collapse

Comment(s) 5/21/2014

Christians in Turkey mark Easter with masses

Christians in Turkey mark Easter with masses

Christians celebrated Easter with church masses in several cities across Turkey

Comment(s) 4/20/2014

İzmir Catholic church home to holy lance

İzmir Catholic church home to holy lance

An İzmir church is home to relics from the era of Jesus. One of them is the Holy Lance, which is believed to have pierced the side of Christ

Comment(s) 5/13/2014

Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice.

Comment(s) 4/13/2014

Armenians hold mass in Turkish Cyprus, a first in 50 years

Armenians hold mass in Turkish Cyprus, a first in 50 years

The Armenian community on Cyprus has held a mass in an Armenian Church on the Turkish side of the island, for the first time in 50 years.

Comment(s) 5/12/2014

Pope asks forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests

Pope asks forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests

Pope Francis on Friday personally asked forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests -- the first time he has made such an apology since being elected last year.

Comment(s) 4/11/2014

Turkish PM Erdoğan's steps 'not enough,' Greek Orthodox Patriarch says

Turkish PM Erdoğan's steps 'not enough,' Greek Orthodox Patriarch says

Bartholomew I praised PM Erdoğan for improving rights for Christians, but said 'it is not enough'

Comment(s) 5/9/2014

Vatican Library will digitize its archives

Vatican Library will digitize its archives

Working with a Japanese technology group, the Vatican Library is set to digitally archive about 1.5 million pages from the library’s collection

Comment(s) 3/25/2014

Longest Quran on display in Erzurum

Longest Quran on display in Erzurum

The exhibition 'Mukaddes Miras' (Holy Heritage), a display of 99 handwritten copies of the Quran, was recently opened at the Yakutiye Madrasah in Erzurum

Comment(s) 5/3/2014

Woman may divorce man in jail:  Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate

Woman may divorce man in jail: Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate

It is religiously permissible for a woman whose husband is sentenced to one or more years in prison to apply for a divorce

Comment(s) 3/25/2014

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ...27 

MOST POPULAR

MOST COMMENTED

AcerPro S.I.P.A HTML & CSS Agency