04 September 2006
(Photograph showing Patriarch, Mayor and crowd in front of the Church door)
RESTORED CHURCH OPENED WITH MESSAGES OF PEACE
Surp Vartanants Armenian Church at Ferikoy, restored by Sisli Municipality, was opened with mass conducted by Armenian Patriarch Mesrob Mutafyan.
In the ceremony attended by Sisli Mayor Mustafa Sarigul, Mutafyan said “the restoration of the Church by Sisli Municipality, is a sign of the toleration atmosphere ruling in our country”. Sarigul said that he was happy that the church was opened on the “World Peace Day”.
Vatan Newspaper 2nd September 2006
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