Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia former cathedral transformed into a mosque by President Erdogan

Turkey’s President Erdogan has formally converted the former Hagia Sophia cathedral into a mosque to drum up support for his Islamic-rooted party – sparking fury from Christian groups and the US.  The move came hours after Turkey’s highest administrative court issued a landmark ruling that unanimously annulled the 1934 cabinet decision to renovate the site into … Read more Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia former cathedral transformed into a mosque by President Erdogan

France to restore Notre-Dame Cathedral as it was before

France’s fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral will be restored exactly as it was before inferno and it will be ready to take Mass before 2024 Paris Olympics, official pledge By Reuters Published: 23:14 BST, 9 July 2020 | Updated: 02:55 BST, 10 July 2020 Paris’ centuries-old Notre-Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt as it was before being engulfed … Read more France to restore Notre-Dame Cathedral as it was before

Salisbury Cathedral is fitted with 93 solar panels on its roof

Salisbury Cathedral has installed 93 solar panels on its roof in a bid to become carbon-neutral in the next decade. The panels will provide 33,708 kilowatt hours of clean energy to Salisbury Cathedral and reduce its carbon footprint by 11,764kg per year.  The installation of the panels, which will produce a total of 37kw of … Read more Salisbury Cathedral is fitted with 93 solar panels on its roof

Hilarious moment Tiger the cathedral moggy drinks the Dean of Canterbury’s milk

A cheeky cathedral cat stole the show when he decided to tuck into the Dean of Canterbury’s milk while he was live streaming morning prayers.  Tiger was seen hopping up onto a table before lapping up the milk as Dr Robert Willis told viewers about the gospel of St Mark. Noticing the furry visitor, the … Read more Hilarious moment Tiger the cathedral moggy drinks the Dean of Canterbury’s milk

St Albans Cathedral places painting of the Last Supper with a black Jesus above its altar

A painting of the Last Supper featuring a black Jesus is being showcased at St Albans Cathedral in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.   The Dean has agreed to install the 9ft piece of artwork on the altar after conceding that the church is in a weak position to preach about racial justice. Titled A Last … Read more St Albans Cathedral places painting of the Last Supper with a black Jesus above its altar