Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   19 January

Mass baptism of Dersim Armenians takes place in Istanbul’s St. Stephen Church

Mass baptism of Dersim Armenians takes place in Istanbul’s St. Stephen Church

YEREVAN, AUGUST 19, ARMENPRESS. A mass baptism took place in the St. Stephen Armenian Church of Istanbul, as part of the national identity return of Dersim Armenians.

Agos daily reports the struggle in Turkey continues for national identity return of Armenians who were forcibly converted to Islam during the Armenian Genocide years.

Eight Dersim Armenians were baptized by Father Trdat Uzunyan.




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