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Muslims in Turkey demand conversion of renowned Christian church site to a mosque

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The Hagia Sophia, or Aya Sofya is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its dedication in 360 until 1453, it served as the.. (eleephotography via Flickr) By: Nicola Menzie Christian Post 14/6/2012 Thousands of Muslims in Turkey, preparing to celebrate the Ottoman conquest of the country 500 years ago, are demanding that authorities allow them to convert the Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque, despite laws forbidding worship at what was once the world’s most renowned Christian church.

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