Kara Kelisa

  • Iran repairs Kara Kelisa; world’s first ever church

    Iran repairs Kara Kelisa; world’s first ever church

    Orumiyeh, Oct 5, IRNA - Iran repairs Kara (Qare) Kelisa (meaning black church), known as the first church built in the world after the martyrdom of Saint Thaddeus over his tomb. It is located about 20 kilometers from the town of Chaldoran in northwestern Iranian province of West Azarbaijan.