The Speech of the President of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Ali Erbaş

President of Turkey's Religious Affairs Ali Erbaş's speech started a discussion in Turkey's politics. (Image Credit-Bianet)

As of July 24th, Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) converted Hagia Sophia into a mosque. Hagia Sophia, as you know, is the world’s one of the most popular tourist attractions. Once it was a museum, now is a mosque, Hagia Sophia has been a religious center for Orthodox Christianity over 1.500 years. And so, … Read more

Turkey Converts Famous Hagia Sophia Museum into a Mosque

Islam believers wait to worship again in Hagia Sophia after 86 years. (Image Credit-TRT World)

The 10th Chamber of the Council of State has announced that it has annulled the Council of Ministers Decree which was dated November 24, 1934. And they turned Hagia Sophia from a mosque into a museum. Shortly after the committee announced this verdict, the Presidential Decree handing Hagia Sophia over to the Presidency of Religious … Read more