Author Topic: Assyrian Church in Turkey Granted Renovation Permit  (Read 1195 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline ASHOOR

  • Administrator
  • ******
  • Posts: 30216
  • Gender: Male
    • Assyrian Voice
Assyrian Church in Turkey Granted Renovation Permit
« on: July 01, 2010, 11:40:51 AM »
Assyrian Church in Southeastern Turkey Granted Renovation Permit

Thanks to efforts launched by Assyrian Metropolitan Melki Ürek, the Assyrian Metropolitan Church in southeastern Adıyaman receives permission for renovations following some law amendments. Meanwhile, the Assyrian community in Turkey held its traditional mass in Adıyaman on Wednesday.

The Assyrian Metropolitan Church in southeastern Adıyaman has been granted permission to conduct renovations after many years of difficulties thanks to recent modifications to the law on foundations, according to Assyrian Metropolitan Melki Ürek.

The metropolitan was appointed to his post in 2006 and soon thereafter initiated a series of efforts to renovate the dilapidated Mor Petrus and Mor Paulus Church, which is the only church in southeastern Anatolia used by all Christian communities living in the nearby vicinity.

Ürek began the legal struggle by first applying to the Adana and then the Şanlıurfa councils of monuments.

Read the rest of the story on AINA


-Like Assyrian Voice? Want to post here? then join us NOW!

-Booking a hotel anytime soon? Assyrian Voice has an affiliate with : please book through the link below and AssyrianVoice gets a commission from each booking:


Assyrian Church Bell Tower in Turkey Threatened. Ok?

Started by ASHOORBoard News & Current Events

Replies: 5
Views: 1383
Last post December 10, 2009, 08:22:30 PM
by rumrum
New Assyrian church to be constructed in Istanbul, Turkey

Started by ASHOORBoard News & Current Events

Replies: 2
Views: 290
Last post January 02, 2015, 05:12:51 PM
by Assyrian Nationalist
Turkey allowing sale of old Assyrian church

Started by Assyrian_ManBoard Culture & History

Replies: 6
Views: 912
Last post July 31, 2015, 10:22:22 PM
by Etain
St. Hurmizd Assyrian Primary School of the Assyrian Church of the East

Started by RateAssyriansBoard Culture & History

Replies: 22
Views: 6833
Last post March 02, 2006, 06:13:37 AM
by JooJee
**Assyrian Church of the East Video Link**

Started by RebelRebelBoard Culture & History

Replies: 10
Views: 3143
Last post March 09, 2006, 11:48:50 PM
by Blue
Templates: 4: index (default), Ads (default), Display (default), SimTopics (default).
Sub templates: 12: init, html_above, adsheaders_above, body_above, adsindex_above, simtopics_above, main, simtopics_below, adsindex_below, body_below, adsheaders_below, html_below.
Language files: 4: index+Modifications.english (default), markItUp.english (default), SimTopics.english (default), Ads.english (default).
Style sheets: 0: .
Files included: 27 - 917KB. (show)
Queries used: 29.

[Show Queries]