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Turkey: Istanbul’s fifth-century Chora church turned into a mosque, government claims it was originally a mosque

Turkey: Istanbul’s fifth-century Chora church turned into a mosque, government claims it was originally a mosque

Country: 
Turkey
News Date: 
08/11/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Could the Hagia Sophia be next? What would stop Erdogan from doing that? For him, all these churches are just artifacts of jahiliyya, the society of unbelievers, and worthless, while if they are made into mosques they can show forth the supremacy and victory of Islam. “Istanbul’s Chora church turned into a mosque. Fears mount for fate of Hagia Sophia,” by Marian Demir, , November 6, 2019: