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Pope Francis: ‘I think of Hagia Sophia, and I am very saddened’

July 13, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Dedicated in 537, Hagia Sophia has been the cathedral of the Patriarch of Constantinople (until 1453), a mosque (until 1931), and a museum; it became a mosque again in July 2020.

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  • Posted by: shrink - Jul. 13, 2020 2:03 PM ET USA

    Looks like Francis's bet on the Abu Dhabi Accord didn't work out so well.