Bombing at the Ecumenical Patriarcate in Istanbul
A home-made bomb damaged the seat of the Orthodox Church in Istanbul overnight but no one was hurt in the explosion, Anatolia news agency reported Thursday.
This follows a protest earlier last month where 1,000 people demonstrated outside the building heeding calls by a Turkish ultra-nationalist movement and burning a puppet representing the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeus I.
Earlier I predicted that this very thing would set off a chain of events resulting in a global religious war. The jihadists failed this time but we know they are trying. And they like to revisit places where previous attacks failed. It is only a matter of time.