Author Topic: Hagia Sophia: World Council of Churches appeals to Turkey on mosque decision  (Read 212 times)

Nearly Sane

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Turkey can obviously make Hagia Sophia a mosque but it is disappointing that this happens. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-53375739

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Damn shame! Justinian is turning in his grave.

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Horrible that the World Council of Churches appeals to Turkey ? Inevitable but pointless I would say.
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Horrible that the World Council of Churches appeals to Turkey ? Inevitable but pointless I would say.
Did you mean 'disappointing' rather than horrible? In that I thought it was disappointing that they had appealed? If so, then no, sorry for being unclear. It's disappointing that something that symbolised Turkey's secular approach taken by Ataturk is being removed as that.

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Yes I did mean 'disappointing', dunno why I said, 'horrible'.
I get you.
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