Hagia Sophia & Religious Freedom: A Panel Discussion
On this Day of Mourning over the decision by the Turkish Government to convert the Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque, let us remember and remain resolved. Please find time to watch a panel discussion organized by the Metropolis of Chicago that ranges from the history of the Hagia Sophia, religious freedom in Turkey and what you can do to make a difference.
Dr. Aykan Erdemir
Former member of the Turkish parliament and senior director of the Turkey Program at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou
Faculty Director, Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy (RLD), The Fletcher School, Tufts University.
Mr. Endy Zemenides
Executive Director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council.
Moderated by His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael.
Holy Eparchial Synod Designates July 24 as a Day of Mourning – Orthodox Observer