Turkey Demolishes Greek Orthodox Church Known as “Hagia Sophia of Bursa”

Source: Greek Reporter

September 2, 2020


Turkish authorities on Wednesday demolished a historic Greek Orthodox church in the region of Bursa, north-western Turkey, which had been abandoned.

The Georgios Greek Orthodox Church, known as the “Hagia Sophia” of Bursa, was destroyed amid warnings over the safety hazard posed by the structure seven years after the regional Directorate General of Pious Foundations took over the building from Bursa’s Nilüfer municipality, according to reports from the news website Duvar.

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Peter 9/3/2020 8:50 pm
This is sad to see. I guess all of the pandering that the Patriarchate of Constantinople has done to the Turkish government has not worked. Or, maybe this is payment for the sins this patriarchate has committed against the canonical Ukrainian Church, now they will know what it feels like to suffer and loose their churches
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