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90 percent of slain Muslims killed by 'brothers': Turkey's religious head

90 percent of slain Muslims killed by 'brothers': Turkey's religious head

1,000 Muslims are being killed each day, Prof. Mehmet Görmez said, adding that 90 percent of killers are also Muslims

Comment(s) 7/19/2014

Christians in Turkey 'fearful' after knife-wielding men terrorize Istanbul church

Christians in Turkey 'fearful' after knife-wielding men terrorize Istanbul church

A recent attack against a church in Istanbul has raised the fears of the Christian community in Turkey, a leading member of the country’s Syriac community said in a statement

Comment(s) 6/27/2014

Turkey’s religious head warns against Sunni bias

Turkey’s religious head warns against Sunni bias

The head of Turkey’s top religious body said Ankara should ‘stay out of sectarian conflict’ and preserve its position as a ‘mediator’ between groups

Comment(s) 7/15/2014

Turkey’s religious body warns against ‘declarations of Jihad’ in eight languages

Turkey’s religious body warns against ‘declarations of Jihad’ in eight languages

Turkey's 'Diyanet' has urged Sunnis and Shiites to contain the ‘unacceptable’ sectarian conflict spreading from Iraq and Syria

Comment(s) 6/18/2014

Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote

Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote

The Church of England overcame bitter divisions Monday to vote in favour of allowing female bishops for the first time in its nearly 500-year history.

Comment(s) 7/14/2014

Turkey’s celebrity preachers to earn fortune this Ramadan

Turkey’s celebrity preachers to earn fortune this Ramadan

Preachers' wallets won't go hungry during Ramadan, as they earn huge sums for special festival TV programs

Comment(s) 6/17/2014

Baptist church leaders from 120 countries gather in İzmir for congress

Baptist church leaders from 120 countries gather in İzmir for congress

The heads of Baptist churches from 120 countries gathered in the Aegean province of İzmir for a congress on “religious tourism” July 8.

Comment(s) 7/8/2014

Show can go on for ‘rock singer imam’

Show can go on for ‘rock singer imam’

Antalya imam Ahmet Muhsin Tüzer, front vocalist of the band 'FiRock' received a mere warning from Turkey's religious body following investigation and will be able to continue rocking

Comment(s) 6/9/2014

Pope slams Church 'complicity' in sexual abuse

Pope slams Church 'complicity' in sexual abuse

Pope Francis slammed the "complicity" of Catholic Church leaders in covering up sexual abuse on Monday, after his first meeting with victims of paedophile priests.

Comment(s) 7/7/2014

Turkey’s religious body urges Muslim world to ‘update itself’

Turkey’s religious body urges Muslim world to ‘update itself’

The deputy chairman of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) has urged Muslim societies to 'update themselves' and 'engage in self-criticism'

Comment(s) 6/4/2014

Former Playboy bunny converts to Islam

Former Playboy bunny converts to Islam

Felixia Yeap, Malaysia's first 'Playboy bunny', announced her conversion to her 835,000 followers on Facebook

Comment(s) 7/5/2014

Making religious excuses for human mistakes is wrong, top religious official says over Soma

Making religious excuses for human mistakes is wrong, top religious official says over Soma

Making religious excuses for human mistakes and responsibilities is wrong, Diyanet head Görmez said

Comment(s) 6/2/2014

Turkey welcomes Ramadan a day earlier than most Arab, African nations

Turkey welcomes Ramadan a day earlier than most Arab, African nations

Muslims in Turkey have welcomed the holy month of Ramadan, while the fasting will start in most Arab and African nations on Sunday

Comment(s) 6/28/2014

Pope visits Muslim, Jewish sites on last day in Mideast

Pope visits Muslim, Jewish sites on last day in Mideast

Pope Francis called for Christians, Jews and Muslims to work together for peace as he toured holy sites in Jerusalem on Monday, the final day of his Middle East pilgrimage.

Comment(s) 5/26/2014

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