Theologian and Author Ömer Döngeloğlu, who died of coronavirus pandemic, was laid to rest with the ceremony held with the participation of Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya.
Governor Yerlikaya stated in a post shared following the funeral, "We have sent off on an eternal journey our scholar, the theologian-author Ömer Döngeloğlu, who has been receiving coronavirus therapy for a while. Rest in peace. May God rest his soul, I hope. I wish patience and condolences to his family, relatives and all lovers."