Say NO to converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque

There's a real movement in Turkey to convert the historic Hagia Sophia into a mosque. A commission in Turkish parliament is considering an application by citizens to turn the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a mosque, a bill has been introduced in parliament to restore Hagia Sophia to a "symbol of the Conquest of Istanbul" and last November, Turkey's deputy prime minister promised that the building would be "smiling" again as a mosque soon.

This is unacceptable. 

Hagia Sophia is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica which served as the seat of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. When the Ottomans conquered Constantinople, it was converted into a mosque but was eventually opened as a museum on February 1, 1935.
Please sign this petition to send a message to UNESCO, which has declared Hagia Sophia part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that Hagia Sophia should remain open and accessible to all. 

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This petition has a goal of 20000 signatures
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31204 5 months ago Stephanie Storgion Poplos , US
31203 5 months ago Catherine Heridis , US ALL THESE PETITIONS AND UNESCO DOES NOTHING. USA, BRITAIN, EU DOES NOTHING. SULTAN ERDOGAN'S ISLAMIC CRONIES ARE IGNORANT BACKWARD NEANDERTHALS WHO DO NOT LIVE IN THE 21ST CENTURY. SHAME ON ERDOGAN
31202 5 months ago Bethany Paulus , US
31201 5 months ago Anonymous , US This is wrong and we need to stop it if we can!!
31200 5 months ago Manisha Samuel IN
31199 5 months ago Anonymous GB
31198 5 months ago John Karpousis , US Not only should St. Sophia not be a mosque, it should be allowed to resume its position as THE center of the faith for Orthodox Christians as it once and as it was originally intended.
31197 5 months ago Vesselka McAlarney US
31196 6 months ago Stamatia Manolakas , US
31195 6 months ago Sandra Kondratick , US
31194 6 months ago CONSTANTINE KLEISSAS , US Hagia Sophia should remain open and accessible to all.
31193 6 months ago Paul Werger , US Please stop and do not pander to your more radical base by this conversion.
31192 6 months ago Andriana P. Wilbanks , US
31191 6 months ago Andriana P. Wilbanks , US
31190 6 months ago Shane , US Lord God grant that Christians will once again pray and worship and commune in Hagia Sophia to the glory of the most Holy Trinity. Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on us, and upon those who don't yet k...
31189 6 months ago Anonymous , US
31188 6 months ago Kiki Kapolis , US
31187 6 months ago Anonymous , US
31186 6 months ago NICK KYPREOS , US
31185 6 months ago Daniel Pearlman , US
31184 6 months ago Stephanie Pearlman , US
31183 6 months ago colleen tebbe , US Praying for this historic Christian Church to remain Christian
Pray your Rosary for this intentin now !
31182 6 months ago Margaret-Mary Sheehan , US
31181 6 months ago David Sheehan , US
31180 6 months ago Christopher Kime , US
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