Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) will hold a “Latin American Religious Muslim Leaders Summit” in November, as part of its efforts to reach Muslim communities around the world.
Pope Francis is expected to pay an official visit to Turkey later this autumn, eight years after his predecessor, Benedict XVI, paid a landmark official visit from the Holy See to the country
Excavations will start soon in the Aslantepe tumulus, one of the latest 13 places in Turkey that have been included in UNESCO’s world heritage temporary list
The church was reopened to occasional prayers in 2010 after a hiatus of nearly 100 years
Six 1,600-year-old leather bibles have been seized in the western province of Muğla’s Köyceğiz district
Christians from Turkey and around the world have started to travel to Akdamar Island on Lake Van for the fifth annual Divine Liturgy on the island’s famous 10th century church
The historic Sümela Monastery in the Black Sea province of Trabzon is preparing for a yearly service that will be held on Aug. 15
PM Davutoğlu says the Diyanet’s role has an 'international mission'
Pope Francis on Tuesday urged 50,000 German altar servers not to waste time on the Internet, smartphones and television, but to spend their time on more productive activities.
Drawing attention to steadily rising attacks against mosques in Germany, Turkey’s top cleric has said the Pope must 'translate words into deeds with regard to the misperception and misinterpretation of Islam'
The declaration of a 'caliphate' by Islamist militants in Iraq lacks legitimacy and their death threats to Christians are a danger to civilization, the head of Turkey’s religious authority has said
'Use the abbreviated names because its long name has a very sacred name like Islam'
1,000 Muslims are being killed each day, Prof. Mehmet Görmez said, adding that 90 percent of killers are also Muslims
Pope Francis reached out to China on the penultimate day of his visit to South Korea on Sunday, urging a closer dialogue and insisting that Catholics did not view Asia with the mentality of "conquerors."
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
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