Hagia Sophia Becomes a Mosque – What You Need to Know

According to recent news, the President of Turkey has converted Istanbul’s famous Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. His decision is highly controversial, given Hagia Sophia’s reputation as a major monument of human history. Here is the historical, religious, and political background for this charged issue. It Was Originally a Byzantine Church Hagia Sophia (Holy … Continue reading Hagia Sophia Becomes a Mosque – What You Need to Know