Turkish nationalists rally in Armenian holy site at Ani
Turkish nationalists have said Muslim prayers inside the ruins of a historic Christian cathedral in a move likely to cause friction with Armenians.
Hundreds of nationalists travelled to the ruins of the 11th Century cathedral at Ani in eastern Turkey to commemorate a Muslim victory there.
The action is being seen as a response to the reopening of another historic Armenian church last month in Turkey.
Armenians from across the world came to hear Mass at the church in Lake Van.
Kemetic thought on this story
This is yet a further example of how not to lead the way forward in our modern world. At a time when we are trying to promote, inter faith good relations how can such action be of any help to any one or to any cause.
This is not the only such action that has been designed to promote hatred between faiths we see a similar situation at the temple site of Ayodhya where in this case we see Muslim and Hindu set against each other over a holy site.
Why in this age do we continue to see such actions that have no other real purpose other than to promote hatred and in some cases violence that sees death injury and sorrow on both sides.
Surly we can all find a way forward together without these actions for over the many centuries many sites have become holy to many different faiths for many different reasons yet no matter how many people lay claim to these bits of land they are all part of our great planet which all faith see in one form or another as holy.
So I at the end of the day we can not claim that this site belongs to this person or that person the culture of exclusive ownership is a fairly modern concept and one that does no good to any.
We must look back further in out history to see that we can live together no matter what our faith in harmony.
It is true that nation has always pitted war against nation but before the term, AD came into our world these wars where for solely temporal reasons we saw all faiths living together in a way that did not lead to the hatred we see today.
So let us look deep into our spiritual hearts put aside our temporal feelings and try to learn to live together as one for I am sure that at the end of the day when we remove all the rhetoric that has been layered over our many faiths by those who have sort temporal power through the control of faith we will see that no matter what our name for God is the origins of all our holy teachings come from one thing to keep harmony in our world and to live together as brothers in faith not as enemies simply due to our difference in faith.
Pharaoh & Spiritual leader of the Kemetic Federation and Faith.