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The Ecumenical Patriarch at the Site of the Explosion in Peran

November 14, 2022

CONSTANTINOPLE – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew went to the scene of the terrorist bombing on Constantinople’s main shopping district of Taksim on Sunday, November 13. Patriarch Bartholomew left a bouquet of white flowers on the scene and prayed for the repose of the victims. He also made statements to the media, condemning the act and terrorism in general as abominations and emphasizing that the Church constantly prays for peace in the world, and for the unity and cooperation of people and peoples.

It is reported that one of 80 or more people who were injured in the blast that also killed six people at what was once a flourishing Greek commercial center was a Greek woman.

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