Armenians wait to enter the Akdamar church, one of the most precious remnants of Armenian culture 1,000 years ago, called the Church of Surp Khach, or Holy Cross and inaugurated in A.D. 921 on the ... more 
Armenians wait to enter the Akdamar church, one of the most precious remnants of Armenian culture 1,000 years ago, called the Church of Surp Khach, or Holy Cross and inaugurated in A.D. 921 on the Akdamar Island on Lake Van, Turkey, before a historic service, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Several hundreds of Armenian Christians arrived to celebrate a mass on Sunday for the first time since the WWI killings of Armenians. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Burhan Ozbilici
Sun, Sep 19, 2010 6:01 AM EDT