Video: Hagia Sophia Mosque? Turkish Leaders Call For Conversion Of Istanbul Landmark, Alarming Religious Minorities
ISTANBUL In this ancient city, there are few sights more iconic than the dome of the Hagia Sophia, towering over the old city for more than 1,400 years. But recent conversions of former Byzantine-era churches from museums into mosques, encouraged by religious and political leaders, have caused alarm among religious minorities and Turkey’s Christian neighbors.
Video: Central African Replublic: Muslims, who make up only about 15% of the population are slaughtering Christians like halal..
But when Christians fight back, the world condemns them. Christians fearing reprisal attacks from the Muslims who grabbed control of the Central African Republic fled by the thousands, as others ventured outside only to bury their dead after the worst violence to rack the lawless country in months.