Category Archives: Türkiye

Rochester’s Turkish Community

After many decades, “something rarely seen in the Rochester area” is being constructed — Turkish Society beginning work on mosque. “We’ve been dreaming about it the last 45 years,” said Ali Calik, past president of the Turkish Society of Rochester. … Continue reading

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"The Anatolian Hypothesis"

“By using novel methods developed for tracing the origins of virus outbreaks,” it has gained some support, reports Hristio Boytchev — Researchers identify present day Turkey as origin of Indo-European languages. An excerpt: Based on archeological data, it states that … Continue reading

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Claudio Monteverdi’sVespro della Beata Vergine Performed by Chœur de Chambre de Namur and Ensemble La Fenice, Directed by Jean Tubéry

Something splendid in honor of today’s memorial — Siege of Rhodes. Victory over the Turks through Our Lady’s intercession. I believe the posted video of Claudio Monteverdi‘s monumental Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610, one of mankind’s highest musical achievements, is … Continue reading

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From Mount Ararat to the World Wide Web

Here’s an entertaining and edifying site where you can (1) “learn about the DNA trail to Noah, not Adam, and to Eve and how that happened,” (2) read “thoroughly documented with exact quotes from Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgin … Continue reading

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"The Sloganization of Scripture"

“If you look at an alien faith only to examine its deficiencies, you can find plenty of reasons to despise it,” writes Turkish journalist Mustafa Akyol — The Qur’an and the crackpots.

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