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03 March, 2021
 

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1. Sexual abuse complaints hit double digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-complaints-hit-double-digits

Police say over ten official complaints involving sexual abuse allegations were under investigation, as one case after the other came forward in Cyprus’ own MeToo movement...

2. Churchgoers, verger booked after jam-packed Epiphany service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchgoers-verger-booked-after-jam-packed-epiphany-service

Police have booked nine churchgoers and the verger of the church who openly defied government coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday during the Epiphany service held by the controversial Morphou Bishop Neophytos, who has since the outbreak of the pandemic caused headaches to authorities by outspokenly refusing to comply with government restrictions....

3. Anti-vaxxers clash with police in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxers-clash-with-riot-police-in-nicosia

Riot police clashed with protesters in west Nicosia on Thursday, where a demonstration took place against vaccinations and health restrictions imposed by the government...

4. Bishop vows to keep churches open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-vows-to-keep-churches-open

The Bishop of Morphou says he will keep churches in his diocese open to the public, contrary to the latest government measures, with the Metropolitan adding he is ready to face trial in a court of law...

5. Bishop apologises over reporter incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-apologises-over-reporter-incident

Bishop Nikiforos of Kykkos, who told a reporter to “shut up” on Wednesday as cameras were rolling, has issued an apology, saying he regretted his behaviour, with the incident revealing tensions remain high over the Ukrainian issue...

6. Nea Salamina players, staff violate quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nea-salamina-players-staff-violate-quarantine

The local first division football club Nea Salamina announced eight coronavirus cases involving players and staff, piling onto the 11 already detected among the club in recent days, with the health ministry revealing Tuesday that the majority of the new cases failed to self-isolate as instructed due to being contacts of those previously announced....

7. Lockdown-defying bishops off the hook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-defying-bishops-off-the-hook

Two local bishops who were facing charges in connection with violation of public health laws during the pandemic lockdown are off the hook, with state prosecution reportedly lacking clear and convincing evidence...

8. Anti-vaxxer arrested over threats against expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxer-arrested-over-threats-against-health-expert

A local man in Nicosia was arrested on Wednesday after renowned virology professor Leondios Kostrikis told police he had received threatening voice messages...

9. Police take good news with grain of salt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-take-good-news-with-grain-of-salt

Police in the Republic of Cyprus say they remain vigilant during the pandemic lockdown, concerned that signals for a possible lift of restrictive measures could make people feel less obligated to comply...

10. Morphou bishop defies church lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morphou-bishop-defies-church-lockdown

Morphou Bishop Neophytos spoke out against decree orders on Palm Sunday, after accusing police officers of being “rude” and praised the Bulgarian government for keeping churches open...

11. Limassol bishop pushes back mass time before lockdown enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-bishop-pushes-back-mass-time-before-lockdown-enforcement

Limassol Bishop Athanasios called on the faithful to participate in church services which he said would take place earlier on Tuesday afternoon in order to avoid violating the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm, sparking an uproar on social media....

12. Police clamp down on violations of mass gatherings ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-clamp-down-on-violations-of-mass-gatherings-ban

Cyprus police have ramped up efforts to crack down on any violations of the ban on indoor public and private gatherings of over 75 people, enforced through a decree issued by the Health Minister in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak....

13. Church services across the island suspended, President informs Archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-services-across-the-island-suspended-president-informs-archbishop

Church services are included in the list of public gatherings of over 75 people that are to be suspended as part of ramped-up coronavirus protection measures, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou confirmed on Tuesday....

14. Legal concurs with no case against bishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-concurs-with-no-case-against-bishop

There will be no criminal case against Morphou Bishop Neophytos in connection with his controversial comments over homosexuality, after the attorney general said the police file he reviewed over the case did not establish a crime...

15. Police find no grounds to investigate bishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-find-no-grounds-to-investigate-bishop

Police say they found no grounds to investigate allegations against a Morphou Bishop Neophytos, who has been accused of inciting hate during comments about homosexuality...

16. Russian church in the north under criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/story-on-north-s-russian-church-rocks-the-boat

A Russian Orthodox Church in the north has come under criticism with the Archbishop accusing the local priest of recusancy and embassy officials reiterating Moscow’s respect to the autocephalous Church of Cyprus...

17. Bishop probe ordered over gay comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-probe-ordered-over-gay-comments

The attorney general has ordered a probe into possible offences committed by Morphou Bishop Neophytos following controversial statements he made on homosexuality and other matter, while discussion about the debate is proving to be intense in the public domain...

18. Ombudswoman weighs in on Bishop controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-weighs-in-on-bishop-controversy

Criticism towards Bishop Neophytos is picking up steam, following his comments about homosexuality and abortion that stirred debate and prompted all sorts of reactions...

19. Memes flood internet after bishop’s gay comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/memes-flood-internet-after-bishop-s-gay-comments

Morphou Neophytos has taken heat after making controversial comments about gay sex, with the internet flooding with funny memes but also criticism against the bishop...

20. Community bids farewell to Sierra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/community-bids-farewell-to-sierra

The funeral of little Sierra, the youngest of seven victims in the Orestis serial killer case, was held on Sunday, exactly three months after the body of her mother was discovered in an abandoned well...

21. Final goodbye for slain mother and daughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/final-goodbye-for-slain-mother-and-daughter

Two of seven slain victims in the serial killer case, a mother and a daughter from Romania, were buried together on Thursday following a state-funded funeral service in Nicosia...

22. Turkish Cypriot religious leader supports return of icons held in Kyrenia castle to Church of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-religious-leader-supports-return-of-icons-held-in-kyrenia-castle-to-church-of-cyprus

23. On this Day on 17 September 1625

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/on-this-day-on-17-september-1625

On 17 September 1625, Pietro della Valle, a Roman traveler of patrician birth, made an entry in his journal about the church of Saint Lazarus in Larnaca, Cyprus...

24. Kykkos Monastery and Greece agree on new Embassy building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kykkos-monastery-and-greece-agree-on-new-embassy-building

25. White smoke over Metochi land transfer dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-smoke-over-metochi-land-transfer-dispute

There is white smoke over the Metochi land transfer dispute between Kykkos and the Greek government, following a bitter battle that even brought the foreign minister to Nicosia to testify in court...

26. Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ties-with-moscow-under-strain-after-athens-expels-diplomats

The outlook for bilateral ties between Greece and Russia was unclear on Wednesday amid tensions prompted by Greece’s decision to expel two Russian diplomats who are alleged to have sought to intervene in domestic affairs and national security....

27. FYROM name deal ‘days away,’ both sides say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-name-deal-‘days-away-both-sides-say

There was a sense Tuesday that Athens and Skopje were inching toward a deal on the ongoing “Macedonia” name dispute despite domestic opposition in both countries, with several protest rallies planned for Greece Wednesday....

28. Catholic archbishop convicted in Australia of concealing child sex abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/catholic-archbishop-convicted-in-australia-of-concealing-child-sex-abuse

An Australian archbishop was found guilty on Tuesday of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, which Australian media said it made him the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted on such a charge...

29. Harry and Meghan seal it with a kiss

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/harry-and-meghan-seal-it-with-a-kiss

Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were pronounced husband and wife on Saturday by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a glittering union that brought a measure of modern Hollywood glamour into the 1,000-year-old monarchy...

30. Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/prince-charles-to-walk-meghan-markle-down-the-aisle

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at her glittering wedding to his son Prince Harry after her own father had to pull out because of ill health...

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