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World Council of Churches "dismayed" by Hagia Sophia decision

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally converted the former museum back into a mosque Friday and declared it open for Muslim worship.

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Turkey's Erdogan formally designates Hagia Sophia as a mosque

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Turkey's President Erdogan issued a decree on Friday formally changing the status of the Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque. The decision was met with controversy as the historical landmark has roots in both Christianity and Islam. Holly Williams reports.

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Hagia Sophia: World Council of Churches appeals to Turkey on mosque decision

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The World Association of Churches says returning the Turkish landmark to a mosque is mistaken.

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Turkey's president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosque

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The president of Turkey on Friday formally converted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque and declared it open for Muslim worship, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had made the religious landmark a museum.

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Istanbul's Hagia Sophia to become a mosque again

Added: 10.07.2020 20:41 | 36 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has formally reconverted Istanbul's sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Russia, China veto aid to Syria via two crossings on Turkey's border

Added: 10.07.2020 20:01 | 27 views | 0 comments

Millions of Syrian civilians in the country's northwest depend on the humanitarian aid delivered from Turkey, the United Nations says.

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Turkey's president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosque

Added: 10.07.2020 16:35 | 31 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday formally re-converted Istanbul’s sixth-century iconic Hagia Sophia into a mosque, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had turned it into a museum. Erdogan signed a decree handing over Hagia Sophia to Turkey’s Religious Affairs Presidency and declaring it open to Muslim worship. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below. Turkey’s highest administrative court on Friday issued a ruling that paves the way for the government to convert Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia — a former cathedral-turned-mosque that now serves as a museum — back into a Muslim house of worship. The Council of State threw its weight...

Turkey's president formally reconverts Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Added: 10.07.2020 16:20 | 5 views | 0 comments

A 1934 Cabinet decision had turned the iconic and hugely symbolic site into a museum.

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From museum back to mosque: Turkish court defies global pressure in ruling on iconic Hagia Sophia

Added: 10.07.2020 16:19 | 11 views | 0 comments

“There is no need to be secular anymore," one supporter of the move said.

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