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Saint Paul Church (Adana)

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Saint Paul Church (Adana)

Saint Paul Church
Bebekli Kilise
Location Seyhan, Adana
Country  Turkey
Denomination Roman Catholic
Completed 1870

St. Paul Church, alternatively known as the Bebekli Kilise, is a Roman Catholic Church in Adana that was built in 1870. The church is located close to the 5 Ocak Square, off the Cemal Gürsel Street. The 2.5 meter high bronze statue of Mary resembled a baby to the people walking by and the church became known as the "Church with Baby" (Bebekli Kilise).[1]

The church is currently serves to the Catholic and the Protestant Community of Adana. The garden of the church is converted into a car parking to raise income for the church.


  1. ^ "[2]." Adana Catholic Church. Retrieved on 28 September 2015.
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