Tag: Istanbul

Turkey converts another renowned church into a mosque

The Chora Church, located in Istanbul, is considered second in renown compared to the Hagia Sophia.

Hagia Sophia reopens as Grand Mosque

A cathedral once the centre of Eastern Orthodox Christianity has seen its identity changed yet again..

Islamic religious ceremony held at Hagia Sophia

To commemorate the 567th anniversary of the conquest of Constantinople a "festival" was held at the historic Hagia Sophia.

Suspected church attacker arrested in Turkey

On 23rd of May an individual removed a cross from an Armenian church in Istanbul.

Attacker removes cross from outside of an Armenian church in Istanbul

The security footage shows an individual climbing over the fence.