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Story number 2 for 12 Jul 2002

By July 12, 2002

(Turkey)–Meanwhile, a 40-year old church in Turkey has been ordered to close immediately. According to Compass Direct, authorities say that the church’s activities were harmful to society. The police order also stated that the location had not been approved in the municipal zoning plan. While the Turkish constitution guarantees freedom of religion, there has been increasing pressure on Christians in this predominantly Muslim country. Pray for the believers in Turkey, that they would be strong through this opposition.

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