Patriarch warns Hagia Sophia conversion could turn Christians against Islam

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Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios has warned that if Turkey persists with plans to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a mosque, it risks turning Christians against Muslims.

According to the Orthodoxia news agency, the leader of the Greek Orthodox Church was speaking to a congregation at a church in Istanbul on Tuesday morning when he expressed his concern at apparent plans by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to turn the UNESCO World Heritage site, one of the most important monuments of the Orthodox world, into a mosque.

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Patriarch warns Hagia Sophia conversion could turn Christians against Islam


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