VANDALS: They desecrated the monastery of Panagia Soumela (Holy Mother of Soumela) in Turkey..

VANDALS: They desecrated the monastery of Panagia Soumela (Holy Mother of Soumela), took out the eyes of the Saints depicted in the mural paintings and they destroyed the frescoes which survived through the centuries,according to various media reports.This is Erdogan’s renovation ?? Sumela Monastery is located at Karadağ (Greek: Sou Melá, meaning “Black Mountain”)[1] within the Pontic Mountains, in the Maçka district of Trabzon Province in Turkey. The monastery was founded around AD 386, during the reign of the Emperor Theodosius I (375 – 395). dimpenews.com Continue reading VANDALS: They desecrated the monastery of Panagia Soumela (Holy Mother of Soumela) in Turkey..