Παρασκευή, 8 Απριλίου 2016

Religious freedom for Christians in Turkey‏

Four years ago, President Erdogan of Turkey promised President Obama that he would reopen Halki Theological Seminary. Four years later, it remains closed. 


In 1971, the Turkish government closed the doors of Halki, the only seminary to educate the priests who go on to become the Ecumenical Patriarchs of the Greek Orthodox Church. Despite repeated calls to have Halki reopened, Turkey refuses.
We need to keep fighting for Hellenism and for fundamental rights like the right of religious freedom. So here's what you can do right now...

Turkey's president is meeting with Vice-President Biden this week in Washington, DC. We are going to deliver a petition to the administration before that meeting to demand that the issue of Halki Seminary be addressed: Add your name to the petition
It only takes one minute to sign to help fight years of broken promises on Halki. Today, stand up for Hellenism, stand up for the rights of Greeks in Turkey, and protect religious freedom:


http://hellenicleaders.com/reopenHalki


Thank you,



Vanessa Kamberis

HALC Fellow

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