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Turkish bishops won’t contest plan to turn ancient cathedral into a mosque

Turkish bishops won’t contest plan to turn ancient cathedral into a mosque

| Jonathan Luxmoore | June 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic bishops in Turkey pledged not to contest plans to turn Istanbul’s ancient Hagia Sophia cathedral that now serves as a museum into a Muslim place of worship.

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U.S. bishops speak out against attack in Turkey

U.S. bishops speak out against attack in Turkey

| June 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Following the June 28 terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport in Turkey, the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference and Chicago’s archbishop issued statements emphasizing the need to find comfort in faith and show support the suffering with prayer and generosity.

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