Turkish president oversees laying of foundation stone for nation’s first new church since 1923

August 5, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan oversaw a ceremonial laying of the foundation stone for the construction of the first new church building in Turkey in nearly a century.

In a ceremony held Saturday in Istanbul, Erdogan celebrated the beginning of construction for the new church, which will serve the local Syriac Christian community and will be the first new church built in Turkey since the nation became a republic in 1923.

Read more at: https://www.christianpost.com/news/turkish-president-oversees-laying-of-foundation-stone-for-nations-first-new-church-since-1923.html



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