Critics Say Catholic Church Suppresses Spanish Mosque History Reply

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From The Standard.com/hk, March 13, 2014–Spanish campaigners accuse the country’s Catholic Church of trying to cover up the Islamic history of Cordoba Cathedral, a world heritage site that was originally a mosque. It is one of the most famous Islamic sites in Europe, but those coming to learn about that are left none the wiser by the information leaflets given out to tourists, critics say, AFP’s Elodie Cuzin reports.

“For the citizens of Cordoba, what has hurt our feelings is that they have cut off the name and the memory of the monument,” said Antonio Manuel Rodriguez, a law professor at Cordoba University.

Read more on The Standard.com.hk: http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=47344&icid=4&d_str=

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