Wednesday, 7 December , 2022

Hagia Sophia

Presentation of the Volume: “Hagia Sophia: Thw churches of the Wisdom...

FLORENCE,MAY 28 – JUNE 1, 2022. A delegation of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.), headed by the Secretary General Dr. Maximos Charakopoulos visited Tuscany,...

New vandalism in Hagia Sophia: “Souvenirs” from walls, hoping for a...

May 25, 202 New vandalism in Hagia Sophia: Turkish women scratch the interior walls of the cradle of Orthodoxy and take small pieces and even...

Turkey is converting another former Byzantine church into a mosque

Aug. 22, 2020 The Turkish government formally converted a former Byzantine church into a mosque on Friday, a move that came a month after it...

Radical Turkish publication calls for a neo-caliphate

Erdogan, who became president in 2014 and ruled Turkey since, has sought to strengthen Turkey's regional role as well as a leading state in...

Cairo denounces Hagia Sophia move, develops Egypt’s Christian sites

Days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul’s historic Hagia Sophia a mosque, Egypt announced ambitious restoration plans for South Sinai's Saint Catherine...

War (on) of Civilizations: From Hagia Sophia to Al-Ahmer Mosque

Hypocrisy Exposed : There was deafening silence when Israel converted historical Al-Ahmar Mosque into a bar July 13, 2020 There is a worldwide condemnation over Turkey’s...

Erdogan could not Islamize minds, so he is Islamizing stones instead’

Ezgi Başaran writes: French political scientist Professor Olivier Roy, who, since the mid-‘90s, has argued that the Islamist project has failed, says Atatürk’s secularism...

La remise en cause du statut de la basilique Sainte-Sophie par...

Cette tentative du président Erdogan ne doit duper personne. Une opinion signée par un collectif de chercheurs, journalistes, scientifiques, artistes... Retrouvez la liste complète...

Turkey’s top religious authority head delivers Friday sermon at Hagia Sophia...

Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) head Ali Erbaş delivered the Friday sermon at Hagia Sophia with a sword in hand, presenting an Ottoman tradition...

Former Greek diplomat says Turkey will now face many internal problems

by Paul Antonopoulos Former Greek Diplomat to Turkey, Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, told Sputnik Hellas that the decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque would lead...