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Istanbul’s First New Church in Over a Century Sparks Joy Along With Calls for More Respect for Minority Religions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said of it, “The church we have built is a symbol of freedom of religion and belief in our country.” It was an apparent about-face for Erdoğan, who previously had spent much of his time as president soldering in Islam as part of the Turkish identity, a departure from his (…)

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