Turkey

  • May 16, 2008

    The leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church, visiting Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, has spoken of the "genocide" suffered by his compatriots in the Ottoman empire, and said that those with power should ensure that justice prevails.

  • April 22, 2008

    The real struggle in Turkey is not between the religious and the non-religious, but between those who value pluralism and those who want the victory of their ideology.

  • February 9, 2008

    This event launches the LSE Forum on Religion, established to provide LSE and the broader community with a space for coordinated, interdisciplinary discussion on religion in contemporary society.

  • January 11, 2008

    Turkey's Catholic community wants to mark the 2000th anniversary of the birth of St Paul by improving the status of the country's Christian minorities, as well as reopening a church at the apostle's birthplace in Tarsus.

  • November 16, 2007

    A world church leader has responded with "strong disappointment and shock" to what he says is the unlawful recent destruction of an historic Orthodox Christian Church by eight officials of a local Ministry of Forestry in Turkey.

  • November 15, 2007

    In recent years there has been a trend to send animals such as pigs, llamas, alpaca's, goats, sheep, cows and even worms to the developing world. You can give the animal gifts quickly and easily online and then send them to Africa or South America on someone else's behalf as a Christmas gift. A card telling your loved one, friend or relative what has been given is then sent with your personal message.

  • November 9, 2007

    The National Council of Churches USA and the development agency Church World Service, holding their annual meeting, have urged the US House of Representatives to officially recognize the slaughter of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide.

  • November 8, 2007

    The Medical Foundation for the care of victims of torture, a registered charity founded in 1985, treats and assists over 4000 survivors of torture every year. Click here to help victims of torture

  • September 20, 2007

    A 100-year leap in biblical interpretation and understanding has been made with the publication of a new Persian translation of the Bible, say those involved in the project.'Today's Persian Version' of the Bible has been officially dedicated in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • May 3, 2007

    The head of the World Council of Churches has sent a strongly-worded letter to the Turkish government after three Christians were murdered by extremists in Malatya earlier this month. Other abuses are cited.