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Turkish church reconsecrated after terrorist killings

February 01, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Marek Solczinsky, the papal nuncio in Turkey, and Bishop Massimiliano Palinuro, the apostolic vicar of Istanbul, presided at a Mass of reparation on February 1 at the church of the Nativity of Our Lady in Büyükdere, the site of a terrorist attack on January 28.

One man, Tuncer Cihan, was killed when gunmen burst into the church during a Sunday Mass. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the killing.

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