1. C

    The Catholic Church? does it deserve the criticism?

    I can't see any anti-Catholic rhetoric on the thread this was posted on but I thought it was an interesting statement. ? The massive guilt which should weigh on the Catholic church starting with the pre history to the Reformation and moving on to the crusades, the wars, the inquisition, the...
  2. Camden

    Catholic Church prioritised reputation over the welfare of children

    The Catholic Church prioritised its own reputation over the welfare of vulnerable children for decades, according to a report published on 10 November 2020 by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). The 147 page report finds the Catholic Church's moral purpose has been betrayed...
  3. Firefox

    Mosque or Church

    It seems the time has come for modern Turkey to decide whether or not this mediaeval building is actually a mosque or a church.
  4. bickern

    Erdoğan lays cornerstone for first new christian church

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended a ground-breaking ceremony on Saturday for the construction of the first new church in Turkey since the founding of the republic in 1923. The new church in Istanbul’s Yeşilköy district will serve the Syriac Orthodox community, one of Turkey’s...
  5. bickern

    Goodbye church bells, hello call to prayer...

    Just replicating a news item, it is just a petition... Mind you if they get enough to sign it, and they probably will, it will have to be debated. Interesting when a friend was married a couple of years ago she could not have the bells because they were deemed too noisy...
  6. T

    Church set alight Istanbul

    Apparently a church has been set on fire in Kadikoy istanbul, I have been told its a Greek Church. Does anyone know anything about this?
  7. J

    52 step church

    hi all,anybody know the whereabouts of the 52 step church gundogan as can't find much info on the net??? Thanks Matt
  8. J

    Church of England living wage

    BBC News - Church of England pays some workers below living wage Oh dear, MP's can't get it right ( ever) neither can Archbishops.:amen:
  9. newhorizon

    Church of England strongly against Britain’s three parent baby law

    The Church of England has come out strongly against Britain's three parent baby law just days before a crucial vote in the House of Commons. The Church had not revealed its opinion on the landmark law till now. But as MPs vote on Tuesday to pass the legislation that will allow babies being...
  10. TurkInDenmark

    First new church to be built in 90 years approved

    What do you all think? I think it's great. I welcome everything that can better intercultural relationships :) Even if it's a political move! BBC News - Turkey: First new church in 90 years approved
  11. bal canavar

    New Church

    Turkey authorises construction of first church since 1923 Church is for country's tiny Syriac community and will be built in Istanbul suburb of Yesilkoy on shores of Sea of Marmara. Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has authorised the building of the first church in the country since the end...
  12. bickern

    PC even extends to the Church

    If this was April I would have thought it a Joke, albeit a bad taste one. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Koran should be read at Prince Charles' coronation says top bishop. He told peers the Church of England should take the lead in ‘exercising...
  13. beyazbayan

    Greek church being restored

    Greek church in Alanya to reopen for worship. The article claims over 5000 residents of the Greek Orthodox faith. With the efforts of the local municipality, a 300-year-old Greek church in the Mediterranean resort town of Alanya will be restored and opened for worship to serve all Christians...
  14. S

    Church child cruelty

    This struck a poignant note with me as my mum ( god rest her) was so severely and regularly beaten across her hands for being left handed that she required numerous operations in later life to maintain partial use. She was beaten with a metal stair rod and had her hand tied behind her back...
  15. U

    St James Church in London

    London church blocks its facade with a replica of Israel's wall around Bethlehem. St James church in central London unveils an 8-meter-high replica of the Israeli-built concrete wall that entirely surrounds the Palestinian city of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, the traditional birthplace...
  16. beyazbayan

    New Catholic Church opens today in Oba

    Opening today in Oba they are all meeting at 2.30pm at Gozde Restaurant ( thats on the main road that runs through the saniye) its tea and cakes free all welcome.
  17. ZiaCa'

    World's Largest Church to Become a Mosque?

    Sign of the times here..... Is One of the World?s Greatest Churches About to Become a Mosque? :mmph:
  18. M

    catholic or christian church or meeting place

    I will be staying near Mahmutler in March/April and am wondering if thre is a catholic/christian church or meeting place near?
  19. E

    Bodrum Grace Church

    In the things going on in your area forum I posted a thank you to Turkish Living thanking them for being that source that I learned about Bodrum Grace Church in 2007. I enjoy going to church there! Thanks!
  20. E

    Bodrum Grace Church

    in 2007 when we moved here I found out about this church on here. In fact I wouldn't be here if I couldn't find a church to attend. I've been attending ever since. Then this Christmas I found some people who didn't know about it. They were happy to learn about our church. It is a Bible...
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