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Turkey’s top religious affairs body has released a report on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), where it defined the group as a terror organization for the first time.
Orthodox Greeks have gathered at the Ayazma Monastery on Tenedos island, known Bozcaada in Turkish, in the Aegean province of Çanakkale for a religious ceremony to celebrate Hagia Paraskevi Day.
Pope Francis named two Palestinian women as saints on May 17, in a ceremony in Saint Peter's Square just days after the Vatican formalised its de facto recognition of the State of Palestine
What may be the world’s oldest Quran fragments have been found by the University of Birmingham, the BBC has reported
The number of Americans who don't affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent years, making the faith group researchers call "nones" the second-largest in total numbers behind evangelicals, according to a Pew Research Center study released May 12
A Turkish theologian who recently drew attention for describing 'advanced oral sex' as 'haram' (forbidden) in Islam has accused a critical televangelist of being 'shameless.'
Pope Francis is planning to visit Cuba in September as part of a trip that will also take him to the United States, the Vatican announced on April 17
A popular Muslim televangelist in Turkey has opposed a recent statement by a colleague, who had declared “advanced oral sex” to be forbidden by Islam.
Turkey has summoned the Vatican's ambassador in Ankara over the Pope's comments on the mass deportation of Armenians
People who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries are hypocrites if they call themselves Christian, Pope Francis said on June 21
All religions, beliefs and cultures are intertwined, Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate head Mehmet Görmez said
Muslims in Turkey are set to begin fasting on June 18 for the holy month of Ramadan, when most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset.
Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter with masses in churches across Turkey and the world April 12, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected 2,000 years ago.
After claiming that a man would meet his masturbating hand 'pregnant in the afterlife' and 'asking for its rights,' a televangelist has set Turkish social media aflame
Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has released a fatwa stating that usage of toilet paper is permissible within Islam, though it emphasized that water should be the primary source of cleansing.
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