Turkey: Large Muslim crowd prays in front of Hagia Sophia, demanding it become a mosque again

The Ottomans turned our Cathedral into a mosque, as they always do whenever they conquer lands, and we converted it to a museum to preserve it. Now they want to convert it back to a mosque. We say, convert it back to the Cathedral.

From 537, the year it was constructed, until 1453, when the Ottoman Empire conquered the city, Hagia Sophia served as an Eastern Orthodox cathedral and the seat of the Patriarchate of Constantinopole. It was turned into a mosque by the Ottomans before being secularized and converted to a museum in 1935.

Source: Jihad Watch

Orthodox bishop warns Turkey’s Muslim president: Convert to avoid ‘eternal and unending Hell’

This is what ALL Christians must do. We have to stand up to the oppressors, making no excuse for our belief. The evil one has corrupted those among us to appease his followers. Stand tall and know that the Lord Jesus Christ will defend us.

Metropolitan Seraphim called on Recep Tayyip Erdogan to turn away from a ‘demagogic false religion’ and join the Greek Orthodox Church.

Source: Orthodox bishop warns Turkey’s Muslim president: Convert to avoid ‘eternal and unending Hell’

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows

This reminds me of “you can take the city boy out of the city, but you can’t take the city out of the boy”. It only follows that environment plays the major role here. When you are brought up from birth to hate the infidel why would you change to become peaceful?  Only taiqyya in my mind.

Half of the prominent jihadists profiled in a new study by The Centre on Religion & Geopolitics had ties to supposedly non-violent Islamists prior to joining terrorist organizations. The study’s authors – Mubaraz Ahmed, Milo Comerford, and Emman

Source: Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows