Vatican City – The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, for centuries the home of the Greek Orthodox patriarchate of Constantinople, could soon be converted into a mosque. The Turkish parliament is looking at whether the building, which became a mosque in 1543 and has been a museum since 1935, should be used again as an islamic house of prayer, the Vatican Newspaper “Osservatore Romano” wrote in its Saturday edition. (Source:

Posted by kewil on PI / Translation: Anders Denken

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