Catholic World News

2 churches attacked in Turkey

July 20, 2016

Following the failed coup attempt in Turkey, a Catholic church and a Protestant church in different cities suffered attacks, a Brussels-based newspaper reported.

Using sledgehammers and stones, ten people attacked Santa Maria Church in Trabzon, the site of the 2006 murder of Father Andrea Santoro. Over 300 miles away, in Malatya, a Protestant church exprienced a similar attack.

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