Greek Foreign Ministry issues statement calling on Turkey to safeguard Christian worship
The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a statement expressing its concerns over a rise in recent incidents of individuals disrupting Orthodox Christian services in Churches in Constantinople.
One of the incidents involved a man garbed in Islamic robes barging into the Church of Agia Triada (Holy Trinity) and shouting, while in separate case 5 individuals were chanting slogans at the Agios Panteleimonas temple.
The Greek Foreign Ministry requested that Turkish authorities take all the necessary measures for the safety of Christian Churches and guarantee the unhindered participation of Christians in exercising their worship during religious services over the Easter period.
You may be interested
African heatwave to hit Greece from ThursdayPanos - Jun 26, 2017
Greece is bracing itself for an African heatwave starting from Thursday, when temperatures are expected to reach over 42-43 degrees…
Bloomberg: Can an Ancient Greek Win America’s Wars?Panos - Jun 26, 2017
It’s been a scorching week in Washington, what with daily revelations about Russian hacking, the Senate stumbling its way to…
Moscovici: Agreement is good, but a few more measures are needed…”Panos - Jun 26, 2017
In an interview to Thema newspaper, the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said there were still…