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01 December, 2022
 

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1. Pope wants common Easter date for Catholic and Orthodox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wants-common-easter-date-for-catholic-and-orthodox

Both the Catholic and the Orthodox Churches have spoken about resolve to find a shared date for Easter, and it seems that this goal might be closer than ever....

2. Russians in Cyprus kept at bay in archbishop election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-in-cyprus-kept-at-bay-in-archbishop-election

Russians in Cyprus will not be part of the Orthodox plebiscite during a highly contested archbishopric election next month, following a decision by a Holy Synod quorum on Monday that ruled there was no time for foreigners to register to vote...

3. Archbishopric hopefuls turn attention to foreign voters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishopric-hopefuls-turn-attention-to-foreign-voters

A growing number of reports on the archbishopric election in Cyprus, a high stakes political affair set to take place next month, suggest foreign voters are a big unknown as six contenders navigate a deeply divided society where influences from East and West are being renegotiated...

4. Six bishops vying to become the next Archbishop of the Church of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-bishops-vying-to-become-the-next-archbishop-of-the-church-of-cyprus

Six Bishops officially expressed interest on Tuesday in being elected as the Church of Cyprus’ new Primate, after the passing two weeks ago of Archbishop Chrysostomos II....

5. Marios Georgiou named Man of the Year 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marios-georgiou-named-man-of-the-year-2022

Marios Georgiou was named Man of the Year at the 21st annual Bank of Cyprus - Man of the Year Awards 2022 held at the Parklane Hotel in Limassol last night, Wednesday, November 16th, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades. ...

6. 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...

7. Biden: Late Archbishop 'a man of courage and conviction'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-biden-late-archbishop-a-man-of-courage-and-conviction

US President Joe Biden has described the late Archbishop Chrysostomos II as a "man of remarkable conviction and courage who led Cyprus’ Greek Orthodox Christian Church with grace during a pivotal period."...

8. Archbishop Chrysostomos II leaves a historical legacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-chrysostomos-ii-leaves-a-historical-legacy

Archbishop Chrysostomos II left legacies that will be honored and remembered for their foresight and temerity....

9. 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. ...

10. Cyprus police investigate murder of prison inmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-murder-of-prison-inmate

A prison inmate serving a multiyear sentence in Nicosia was found dead in his cell on Thursday, with reports saying the man’s body showed signs he was badly beaten while correctional officers say nothing was out of the ordinary prior to the incident...

11. When journalism takes precedence over the news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-when-journalism-takes-precedence-over-the-news

Long-standing Cypriot journalism dysfunctions have come to light as a result of the Primate of the Church's declining health, and they can in no way be excused under the guise of informing the public....

12. Frail Chrysostomos makes peace with arch nemesis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frail-chrysostomos-makes-peace-with-arch-nemesis

Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus was said to be in stable but critical condition on Friday, when reports also emerged about a meeting he had with a rival bishop as the two churchmen teared up in each other’s embrace...

13. Another body found near Limassol General's helipad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-body-found-near-limassol-general-s-helipad

A work crew at the Limassol General Hospital found a decomposed body on Thursday near the helipad, where another body of an elderly woman had been found a few years back...

14. Investigating Russian remittances to Mount Athos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigating-russian-remittances-to-mount-athos

The Money Laundering Authority is investigating suspicious money transfers from abroad to the individual accounts of monks on Mount Athos....

15. Cyprus greenlights island's first crematory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greenlights-island-s-first-crematory

A funeral home in Cyprus has obtained a permit to build the country’s first cremation facility, years after legislation paved the way despite strong resistance from the Orthodox church...

16. Turkish Cypriots predict direct Russian flights to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-predict-direct-russian-flights-to-north

Turkish media are citing information that Turkish Cypriots could be closer to getting direct flights between Russia and north Nicosia, an otherwise politically unworkable task due to the division of the island that has come under challenge in recent years...

17. Greece: Bishop says women who get raped 'want it'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bishop-says-women-who-get-raped-want-it

An Orthodox bishop has been universally condemned for saying that women who are raped “want it.”...

18. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

19. Police examine video footage in hotel pool death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-examine-video-footage-in-hotel-pool-death

The death of a little girl, who drowned in water after going for a splash in the wrong swimming pool at a hotel in Paphos, continued to shock public opinion in Cyprus, with investigators still unsure how the child sank to the bottom without anyone taking notice...

20. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

21. Cyprus’ church wars over Ukraine quiet down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-church-wars-over-ukraine-quiet-down

Cyprus' Tamasos metropolitan bishop Isaiah, a top contender for the archbishopric throne who fell out of favor with Archbishop Chrysostomos, traveled to Istanbul this week with the primate’s blessing, a possible signal that the island’s ugly church split over Ukraine was drawing to a quiet close ahead of possible elections...

22. Holy Synod protests over baptism of gay couple’s children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-synod-protests-over-baptism-of-gay-couple-s-children

The Holy Synod of Greece’s Orthodox Church unanimously voted on Monday to send a letter of protest to Archbishop of America Elpidophoros over his decision to baptize the twin children of a same-sex couple in the Athens suburb of Glyfada last week....

23. The US would act in an Aegean confrontation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-us-would-act-in-an-aegean-confrontation

It was the habit of American presidents to take their breakfast at the Willard Hotel back in the 1930s, just a block from the White House. The lobby would always be packed with people who wanted a few moments of their time to raise all sorts of issues – and thus lobbyists were born....

24. Trial of UK man accused of murdering ailing wife delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-of-uk-man-accused-of-murdering-his-ailing-wife-delayed

The trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos was pushed back until September on Thursday, with defense lawyers arguing that David Hunter should instead be charged with assisting a suicide....

25. Cyprus feeling the effects of Russian flight ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feeling-the-effects-of-russian-flight-ban

Cyprus' tourism industry is taking a huge hit from the lack of Russian and Ukrainian tourists, with an estimated loss of €600 million this year alone....

26. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

27. Tatar alleges Greek Cypriot links to terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-alleges-greek-cypriot-links-to-terrorism

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar had some harsh words for his compatriots in the south this week, saying Turkey’s concerns over NATO candidate Sweden’s PKK links also had basis in the south and called on Greek Cypriots to reevaluate their 'cooperation with terrorist organizations'...

28. Orban gets his way as EU bans Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orban-get-his-way-as-eu-bans-russian-oil

The European Union on Thursday gave its final approval to new sanctions on Russian oil and top bank Sberbank, after much wrangling with Hungary, as punishment for Russian President Vladimir Putin's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine...

29. ‘Chariots of Fire’ composer dies at 79

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘chariots-of-fire-composer-dies-at-79

Vangelis, the Greek composer whose rousing electronic theme music for the Oscar-winning 1981 film “Chariots of Fire” became one of the most loved movie scores, has died at the age of 79....

30. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

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