Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

From the Middle East Quarterly by John Eibner Middle East Quarterly Spring 2011, pp. 41-52 (view PDF) The brutal murder of the head of Turkey’s Catholic Church, Bishop Luigi Padovese, on June 3, 2010, has rattled the country’s small, diverse, and hard-pressed Christian community.[1] The 62-year-old bishop, who spearheaded the Vatican’s efforts to improve Muslim-Christian relations […]

The greatest shame to come upon the Muslim world was the defeat of the Ottoman Empire and the collapse of the Islamic caliphate in 1924. Since then the great majority of the Muslim world has look down upon Turkey for the shame it brought to the worldwide ummah. Now, some believe the caliphate will revive […]