The Greek government responded on Monday to Turkish President’s Erdogan’s threat to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque by saying that this represents an insult not only to Christians but to the international community.
Holy icons of the Greek Orthodox tradition are being collected from churches across Turkey and brought to a restoration laboratory near Hagia Sophia to undergo restoration.
Alternate Foreign Minister Ioannis Amanatidis stated at Stefania Haritou, hostess of the “Proto Programma” TV Show that: “There is no statement from Turkey’s Culture Minister that they will use Hagia Sophia as a mosque, or anything else, on…
Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş, Minister for Culture and Tourism visited the Hagia Sophia museum where restoration work is ongoing
A request to the Turkish authorities, to re-operate Hagia Sophia in Constantinople as a Christian church is going to be made by the Hagia Sophia World Parish, a non-profit organisation based in the United States, with branches in Athens and…