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Statement by the Catholic charity ACN International on the Turkish government‘s decision to allow Hagia Sophia to be reconverted into a mosque
The executive president of ACN International, Dr. Thomas Heine-Geldern, has issued the following statement concerning the Turkish government‘s decision to...
Turkey: nationalism is behind the Hagia Sophia affair
On 10 July, in a speech to the nation, President Erdoğan announced that the ancient Basilica of Hagia Sophia, a...
Turkey: Assistance to the poor: Food bags during coronavirus
Dear ACN International We would like to share the joy of one event which took place in our church of...
Istanbul: Could the former cathedral of Hagia Sophia become a mosque?
The great cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, was once the centre of Eastern Orthodoxy, before being transformed into...
Turkey: “Christians are losing everything they own”
The Christian minority is once again being put under pressure in Turkey. During the first half of January, the Syriac...