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President Erdoğan’s Message on Easter
President Erdoğan’s Message on Easter
The message, issued by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the occasion of Easter, is as follows: “Religious holidays are special days, during which the society enjoys intense feelings of unity,...
The Resurrection of Christ Celebrated in Diyarbakir
The Resurrection of Christ Celebrated in Diyarbakir
Christians living in Diyarbakir celebrated Easter with the program they have prepared. Diyarbakir Protestant Church in Diyarbakir’s Sur province hosted the Easter celebrations which are attended by the church members,...
Iskenderun Catholic Church’s ‘Easter’ Joy
Iskenderun Catholic Church’s ‘Easter’ Joy
The Easter Sunday was celebrated with the excitement of the Catholics of Iskenderun in Antioch. The Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia, Mgr Paolo Bizzeti reminded that there is no place for fear...
Colorful “Palm Sunday” Feast in the Iskenderun Orthodox Church
Colorful “Palm Sunday” Feast in the Iskenderun Orthodox Church
Iskenderun St. Nicholas Orthodox Church hosted the “Şağnini” (Flower Day-Palm Sunday) celebration last Sunday. The mass which ended with a tour of the church by the children with flowers in their hands...
Easter Celebration in the Armenian Churches in Antioch
Easter Celebration in the Armenian Churches in Antioch
Easter celebrations took place also in Karasun Manuk Armenian Church and Vakıflı Virgin Mary Armenian Church. After the ceremony, a feast dinner is blessed and shared. Iskenderun Karasun Manuk Armenian Church hosted the Easter celebration in...
Mersin Greek Orthodox Church celebrated the Feast of Annunciation
Mersin Greek Orthodox Church celebrated the Feast of Annunciation
The Annunciation Feast which is the day of the visit of the angel to the Virgin Mary was celebrated Sunday (March 25th) in all Orthodox Churches. Mersin Greek Orthodox Church...
Palm Sunday Celebration in Armenian Catholic Churches in Istanbul
Palm Sunday Celebration in Armenian Catholic Churches in Istanbul
The Armenian Catholic Churches all around the world celebrated the Palm Sunday on Sunday, March 25, as well as in Turkey. The Holy Mass at the Taksim Surp Hovhan Vosgeperan...
Palm Sunday Celebration in Istanbul Holy Spirit Cathedral
Palm Sunday Celebration in Istanbul Holy Spirit Cathedral
The Palm Sunday is celebrated in different provinces of Turkey on March 25, Sunday, also in the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Istanbul. The celebration took place in English and led...
‘Easter Bazaar’ in the Cathedral of Iskenderun
‘Easter Bazaar’ in the Cathedral of Iskenderun
After completing the preparations for the Easter Sunday which will be celebrated next weekend, İskenderun Annunciation Catholic Cathedral hosted a ‘Easter Bazaar’ this Sunday after the ceremony. The church community did...
Palm Sunday Celebration in the Iskenderun Catholic Church
Palm Sunday Celebration in the Iskenderun Catholic Church
The feast of Christ Jesus’ entrance to Jerusalem (the Palm Sunday) was celebrated yesterday with a splendid mess held in the Iskenderun Annunciation Catholic Church. The mess was led by the...
Karasun Manuk Armenian Church Celebrates the Palm Sunday
Karasun Manuk Armenian Church Celebrates the Palm Sunday
The Armenian community in Iskenderun was very happy because of the Palm Sunday (Zağgazart), representing the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem with the ‘Olive and Palm Branches’. Iskenderun Karasun Manuk...
A Fasting Meal is Organized Before Easter in Iskenderun
A Fasting Meal is Organized Before Easter in Iskenderun
Fasting dinners were organized on Wednesdays and Fridays in the St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Iskenderun during the Lenten period. Olive oil-based dishes prepared by women’s committee of the İskenderun...
The Day of Respect to the Cross is celebrated in Mersin
The Day of Respect to the Cross is celebrated in Mersin
The Day of Respect to the Holy Cross is celebrated in the third week of Easter in the Greek Orthodox Church of Mersin. The concept of this celebration was the...
The Armenian faithful from various cities of Turkey came together in Iskenderun
The Armenian faithful from various cities of Turkey came together in Iskenderun
The Armenian faithful from various cities of Turkey came together in Iskenderun for the occasion of the parish feast of the Karasun Manuk Armenian Church and the 40 Martyrs (Saints) Commemorative Day....
“Miçing Mass” was celebrated in Surp Krikor Lusarovich Church in Kayseri
“Miçing Mass” was celebrated in Surp Krikor Lusarovich Church in Kayseri
“Miçing Mass” was celebrated in Surp Krikor Lusarovich Church in Kayseri, which is considered as the first Armenian church in Anatolia. A large number of Armenian citizens came from other cities for...
The Protestant Church of Diyarbakır Women Celebrated the March 8th
The Protestant Church of Diyarbakır Women Celebrated the March 8th
The Protestant Church of Diyarbakır organized an event for the occasion of “8 March World Women’s Day”. Christian women from the protestant communities of Diyarbakır and Mardin Church met with a...
Syriac Church wants to perform official wedding ceremony!
Syriac Church wants to perform official wedding ceremony!
Archpriest of the Assyrian Kırklar Church in Mardin, Rev. Gabriel Akyüz said that it would be appropriate the extend of the authorization of performing official marriage ceremony to the priests for Christian...
Attack to the Saint Mary Catholic Church in Trabzon
Attack to the Saint Mary Catholic Church in Trabzon
Another attack to the Saint Mary Catholic Church in Trabzon took place yesterday at 18.30 where the Roman parish priest Andrea Santoro was killed 12 years ago. The parishioners stated...