Tuesday, October 7, 2014

REFUGEES FROM SYRIA: Syrian Christians take Refuge in an Istanbul Church

A fine story appeared today in Istanbul. A family of 18 persons took refuge in a church in Istanbul.

The Meryem Ana (Mother Mary) Church of the local Syriac community in Istanbul’s Samatya neighborhood is also hosting Syrian Armenians and Berbers. Turgay Alınışık, the manager of the foundation for the Syriac community, told Hürriyet Daily News that the number of refugees taking shelter in the church was constantly changing.

The church provides refuge for all, regardless of their religion or sect, Alınışık added. Read more.

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