Pope Francis expresses sadness after Hagia Sophia is declared a mosque | EWTN News Nightly

Pope Francis expresses his sadness after Turkey’s decision to convert the former Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. Many have criticized this decision, and there are concerns about how the move will impact the artifacts inside. Jeremy Barker, director of the Middle East Action Team at the Religious Freedom Institute, looks at what the conversion means for the historic Hagia Sophia.

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