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1. Pope Francis calls for Gaza ceasefire and hostage release on Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-calls-for-gaza-ceasefire-and-hostage-release-on-easter

Pope Francis renewed his calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and the release of all Israeli hostages in a peace-focused Easter Sunday address, marking Christianity's most important day....

2. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

3. Hagia Sophia to charge tourist visitors in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-to-charge-tourist-visitors-in-2024

In a move that is raising eyebrows and sparking debate, the Turkish government is set to impose entry fees at the Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul, a decision announced by the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nouri Ersoy....

4. Explosion rocks ancient St. Porphyrius Church in Gaza City

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-rocks-ancient-st-porphyrius-church-in-gaza-city

An explosion rocked the grounds of one of the world's oldest churches, the St. Porphyrius Greek Orthodox Church in Gaza City, on Thursday evening while numerous Palestinian families sought refuge on the premises....

5. Religious treasures rescued from Occupied Territory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/religious-treasures-rescued-from-occupied-territory

Meet the "Super Patriot" who refuses to hear a word about coexistence with Turkish Cypriots or a federal solution....

6. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

7. Striking the balance between tradition and tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/striking-the-balance-between-tradition-and-tourism

The Flood Festival in Larnaca, Cyprus, stands as a shining example of how tradition and tourism can coexist and flourish together....

8. Ireland celebrates the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-celebrates-the-100th-anniversary-of-st-patrick-s-day

Today, March 17th, 2023, marks the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day. And the Irish Embassy in Cyprus did not disappoint by pulling out all the stops to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style. ...

9. Former Pope Benedict XVI dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-pope-benedict-xvi-dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday...

10. Stakes are high as Cyprus seeks new archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stakes-are-high-as-cyprus-seeks-new-archbishop

The Holy Synod in Cyprus is gearing up for high-stakes elections after Archbishop Chrysostomos was laid to rest on Saturday, following a funeral service officiated by Ukraine-backer Bartholomew whose historic trip from Istanbul foreshadows a colossal dilemma of epic consequences for the island and the orthodox world at large...

11. Archbishop Chrysostomos II passed away this morning at age 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-chrysostomos-ii-passed-away-this-morning-at-age-81

Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus died on Monday morning at the age of 81, following a long battle with cancer. ...

12. Turkish convert to Orthodoxy caught Holy Cross in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-convert-to-orthodoxy-caught-holy-cross-in-istanbul

A Turkish citizen, who had been baptized Christian Orthodox, caught the Holy Cross in the waters of the Horned Gulf in Istanbul in a moving ceremony presided by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Bless the Waters of Fanari on the day of the Epiphany....

13. Pope Francis at the Presidential Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-at-the-presidential-palace

Pope Francis arrived in Cyprus at 15:00 on Thursday afternoon. ...

14. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

15. Incensed anti-vaxxers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/incensed-anti-vaxxers

The recent anti-vaccination rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki were not the first of their kind, but they were the largest:...

16. Papa Pancho plans Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/papa-pancho-plans-cyprus-visit

Pope Francis will visit Cyprus in December, making him the second Roman Catholic pontiff to ever travel to the eastern Mediterranean island nation, a Cypriot official said Tuesday...

17. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

18. Church bells toll for Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-bells-toll-for-hagia-sophia

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos has ordered church bells across the island to ring on Friday, marking what he described as a “criminal conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque"...

19. Presidents of Cyprus, Greece discuss escalating Turkish provocations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidents-of-cyprus-greece-discuss-escalating-turkish-provocations

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou held their first meeting in Athens on Tuesday, focusing the discussion on Turkey’s actions in the region and the close ties between the two countries....

20. Harsh words for Turkey from archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harsh-words-for-turkey-from-archbishop

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos has slammed Turkey over the country’s decision to allow Hagia Sophia to revert from museum back to mosque status, accusing Turks of having no respect for the civilized world...

21. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter

22. Europe unites after fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-unites-after-fire-at-notre-dame-cathedral

23. A Greek prime minister at the White House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-greek-prime-minister-at-the-white-house

24. Aristotle shows us the path Jeffrey Sachs says at Hubert Curien lecture in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aristotle-shows-us-the-path-jeffrey-sachs-says-at-hubert-curien-lecture-in-nicosia

25. New ‘patriotic’ political party named Force of Hellenism in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-‘patriotic-political-party-named-force-of-hellenism-in-greece

The name of the new political party formed by Dimitris Kammenos, an ultranationalist lawmaker who parted ways with coalition partner Independent Greeks in the summer over the Macedonia name deal, and Takis Baltakos, an ultra-conservative senior official in the New Democracy government of Antonis Samaras, is Force of Hellenism....

26. Religious leaders condemn all forms of violence against women and girls 

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/religious-leaders-in-cyprus-condemn-all-forms-of-violence-against-women-and-girls 

Violence undermines women’s dignity and integrity and has devastating effects on the lives of women and girls...

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