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Erdogan Looks to Assert Islamic Authority by Turning the Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque

PJMedia.com reports: “The most recognizable building in Istanbul is about to get an Islamic makeover courtesy of the Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Hagia Sophia, once a mighty cathedral in the Eastern Orthodox Church, then a mosque under the Ottomans and finally a museum, may be turned back into a mosque by Erdogan.

Erdogan claims that Turkey can do whatever it wants with the world-historical site and any criticism of turning it back into a mosque is an attack on Turkey’s sovereignty. Christians are outraged because the museum was seen as a good compromise between Muslims and Christians and reminded them of their history in the city of Istanbul which was once known as Constantinople…”

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