The Storied Past of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia

August 7, 2020 - General
Hagia Sophia in February 2020 (A.Savin/ Public Domain)

On July 12, 2020, Pope Francis stood silently in a pulpit placed in the large window overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican in Rome. He had just delivered the weekly Angelus prayer given each Sunday, which had lifted up those who work at sea, far from their homes.


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