Turkey

Photo Album: Little sisters of Jesus, Turkey

Photographs of the Little Sisters of Jesus and their friends in Turkey  read more »

Part of our History: Meeting of the Patriarchs, Istanbul

A historical event took place in Istanbul, at the Phanar, the seat of the Patriarchate in October 2008 - the encounter of the Patriarchs and of the other heads of Orthodox churches, who visited Turkey in the spirit of St. Paul.  read more »

Part of our history: Pope Benedict visits Istanbul

Bridge uniting Europe and Asia over the BosphorusBridge uniting Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus

This letter written from Turkey on the occasion of the visit of Benedict XVI to Istanbul presents a positive outlook for Ecumenism and inter-faith diologue'.  read more »

Part of our History: Little Sister Magdeleine and Patriarch Bartholemew

1984  with Patriarch Bartholemew1984 with Patriarch Bartholemew

Patriarch Bartholemew always speaks of Little sister Magdeleine with great love.  read more »


Part of our History: Little sister Magdeleine and Patriarch Athenagoras

1965  with Patriarch Athénagoras1965 with Patriarch Athénagoras

Strong links with the Phanar were built up over the years through a deep friendship between Little sister Magdeleine and Patriarch Athenagoras.  read more »

Little Sisters of Jesus in Turkey, friendship in an ecumenical context.

At the Community in IstambulAt the Community in Istambul

Our community in Istanbul, has had as its focus, from its foundation, to build up links with all the Churches and with people of every faith.

To pray for Unity and to work for Unity have given meaning to our presence here as part of a minority Church in this Muslim country and where the official Christian presence is Orthodox. Special ties of friendship with the Orthodox Patriarchate have been part of everyday living.  read more »