Turkey’s top cleric retires from his post

Mehmet Gormez, 58, has helmed the Religious Affairs Directorate for nearly 7 years Turkey’s top religious official retired from his post on Monday, sources from the Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) confirmed. Mehmet Gormez’s retirement request was accepted by the Turkish Prime Ministry, said the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions … Meer lezen over Turkey’s top cleric retires from his post