Tag: Christian-Muslim dialogue

Catholic bishops join Orthodox in 'Day of Mourning' for Hagia Sophia

July 24, was declared a “Day of Mourning” as the former Byzantine cathedral opened for formal Islamic Friday prayers this day

Prominent Muslim leader says global effort needed to promote compassionate Islam

Among the recommendations were abolishing the legal category of “infidel” or “kafir,” in Islamic law

Turkey will cover Hagia Sophia mosaics with lasers during prayers

Istanbul’s ancient Hagia Sophia will be covered by curtains or lasers during times of Muslim prayer, Erdogan's spokesman said

Turkish court allows Hagia Sophia to convert into mosque

The court’s decision annulled a presidential decree from 1934 which had transformed the Hagia Sophia into a museum.

Armenian patriarch endorses reopening Hagia Sophia

President Erdogan has repeatedly brought this idea to the country’s attention, hoping to reopen the museum as a mosque.

Iran: ‘a Church without martyrs would be like a tree without fruit’

Archbishop Ramzi Garmou of Tehran, the president of the Iranian bishops’ conference, spoke with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Lebanon: Christians and Muslims together for the "Prayer for Humanity"

Fides Agency reports that Christians and Muslims pray together so that God relieve everyone from the pandemic

Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report - A change in the Christian role

Shabak activism has increased near Christian areas. Christians are negotiating their role in Iraq’s government.

Interview: Could the former basilica of Hagia Sophia again become a mosque?

The Great Cathedral of Hagia Sophia, was once the center of Eastern Orthodoxy, before being transformed into a mosque.

Kasur (Punjab), Muslim activist helps discriminated Christians in need

Without the help of Shakeel Ahmed, a Muslim human rights activist, 120 Christian families in the district of Punjab) would starve