Catholic Church Rewrites History And Angers Muslims In Spain Reply

Mezquita Cordoba Spain

Sandrine Morel writes for Worldcrunch.com–Back in 1984, UNESCO included Spain’s Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba on its World Heritage list. Thirty years later, the site that tourist guides describe as one of Andalusia’s architectural masterpieces — a symbol of the golden age of the Umayyad civilization and of the “concord” between religions — now represents conflict. Though the exceptional monument, also called the Mezquita, remains, the diocese in charge of it has dropped the “Mosque” part of its name, calling it simply a “Cathedral,” which has angered many.

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Mezquita Cordoba interior

Read the full article on Worldcrunch.com: The Catholic Church Rewrites History And Angers Muslims In Spain

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