Religion sum of thoughts of care, service to poor, love for all, connect to infinte, brotherhood but for supremacy is cornerstone of civilization. Turkey buffer state between Europe Asia tell tales of such Eras.
Hagia Sophia one of the most important churches in Christian Orthodoxy, older than Islam itself. Today, drapes were placed over the historic images of Mary and Jesus so they’re not reminded of what they stole.The Imam showed up to Friday prayers with a sword.The imam gave his sermon with a sword which marks the Islamic conquest of Constantinople &Islam’s supremacy, Erdogan reciting Quran covering Christian symbols.
Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan joined thousands of worshippers at Hagia Sophia on Friday for the first prayers there since he declared the monument a mosque once again. Christian Byzantine cathedral for 900 years.
Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia has opened for Muslim Friday prayers for the first time since the museum was changed back to a mosque.
Thousands of worshippers flocked to Turkey’s iconic Hagia Sophia for the first Muslim Friday prayers since it was once again declared a mosque by a decree from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
UNESCO World Heritage site in historic Istanbul was first built as a cathedral in the Christian Byzantine Empire but was converted into a mosque after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in 1453.
The Council of State, the highest administrative court, on July 10 unanimously cancelled a 1934 decision by modern Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk to turn it into a museum, saying it was registered as a mosque in its property deeds.
Erdogan then swiftly ordered the building to reopen for Muslim worship