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1. From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-tiktok-follower-to-political-pundit-a-satirical-dive-into-cyprus-politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening in Brussels. No, I didn't sit down to study because I'm also a bit lazy....

2. Pope Francis under fire for offensive remark about gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-under-fire-for-offensive-remark-about-gay-men

Pope Francis has ignited controversy following reports that he used a highly offensive term to describe gay men during a private meeting with Italian bishops, reaffirming his stance that they should not be ordained as priests, according to Italian media....

3. Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixteen-nuns-depart-church-criticize-pope-francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

4. Greek song event at Brighton church draws church’s rebuke

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-song-event-at-brighton-church-draws-church-s-rebuke

Musicians took their seats and began playing Greek songs inside the Holy Trinity Church in Brighton, marking an event that later sparked controversy....

5. Larnaca's homeless to benefit from ''Xenios'' shelter initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-s-homeless-to-benefit-from-xenios-shelter-initiative

The Programme ''Xenios'' for the support and reintegration of homeless, was presented Monday in Larnaca at a press conference. ...

6. Sydney: Knife attack on priest amid recent tragedy (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sydney-knife-attack-on-priest-amid-recent-tragedy-video

A stabbing attack has reportedly taken place inside a Sydney church just days after a knifeman killed six people in a Westfield shopping center....

7. The absence of accountability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-absence-of-accountability

The recent bout of inclement weather has brought to light a glaringly scandalous agreement between the government and a private entity. In this arrangement, ...

8. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

9. From China's cultural revolution to Cyprus' church scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-china-s-cultural-revolution-to-cyprus-church-scandal

In the classic science fiction novel ''The Three-Body Problem,'' the traumatic experience of a Chinese astrophysicist during the Cultural Revolution becomes the catalyst for humanity's first contact with extraterrestrial beings....

10. A state held hostage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-state-held-hostage

While society was glued to shocking videos from the Monastery of Saint Avvakoum, sending a message that an entire financial - and not only - fraud was staged to the detriment of the faithful, the President of the Republic visited Mount Athos. ...

11. Bishop Isaiah of Tamassos faces Church inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-isaiah-of-tamassos-faces-church-inquiry

The decision by the Synodal Court to expand the scope of investigations into moral offenses allegedly committed by monks of the Monastery of Saint Abbacum brings a new dimension to the scandal shaking the Church....

12. First Catholic bishop to be ordained in Cyprus in 500 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-catholic-bishop-to-be-ordained-in-cyprus-in-500-years

The first Catholic Bishop will be ordained on Saturday, 16 March, in Cyprus after five centuries, following the decision of Pope Francis with the appointment of Monsignor Bruno Varriano,...

13. Monastery in Cyprus under fire for misconduct

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monastery-in-cyprus-under-fire-for-misconduct

Immediate was the response of the Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus to the developments concerning monks of the Monastery of Saint Avvakoum in Fterikoudi. ...

14. Greek lawmakers in Corfu ostracized over same-sex marriage vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-lawmakers-in-corfu-ostracized-over-same-sex-marriage-vote

In a heightened response from the Orthodox Church of Greece, backlash against the recent law legalizing same-sex civil marriage intensified on Tuesday. ...

15. Greek Independence Day to gauge church's stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-independence-day-to-gauge-church-s-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

Greece’s Independence Day on March 25 and Greek Orthodox Easter on May 3 will serve as a barometer of the Church’s response to legislation passed by Parliament institutionalizing same sex marriage....

16. Lawmakers debate landmark same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-debate-landmark-same-sex-marriage-bill

In an ironic twist, Greek lawmakers began a heated debate on Valentine's Day over a landmark bill proposing the legalization of same-sex marriage. If approved, Greece would become the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize such unions....

17. Government officials gather to celebrate International Greek Language Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-officials-gather-to-celebrate-international-greek-language-day

An event to mark International Greek Language Day celebrated on February 9th, the anniversary of the death of the Greek poet Dionysios Solomos......

18. Trans people now eligible for baptism and godparent duty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trans-people-now-eligible-for-baptism-and-godparent-duty

The Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that transgender people can under certain circumstances be baptised in the Catholic church and serve as godparents in a statement that has been hailed as a “major step for trans inclusion”....

19. 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....

20. Church advocates sex ed as long as it's 'responsible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-advocates-sex-ed-as-long-as-it-s-responsible

The Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus convened in its third regular session of the year, presided over by Archbishop George, Archbishop of Cyprus. ...

21. World-famous artist Botero breathes his last at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-famous-artist-botero-breathes-his-last-at-91

Fernando Botero, the Colombian whose voluptuous pictures and sculptures of overstuffed generals, bishops, prostitutes, housewives and other products of his whimsical imagination made him one of the world’s best-known artists, died Friday in Monaco. He was 91....

22. 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....

23. Bishop wants Holy Synod to decide on Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-wants-holy-synod-to-decide-on-ukraine

An outspoken bishop in Cyprus says it is time for the Holy Synod to settle the issue of Ukraine through the 'majority rule' principle, calling on the Archbishop to hold a new vote to avoid a schism on the island...

24. Former Bishop of Kition files appeal against court's decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-bishop-of-kition-files-appeal-against-court-s-decision

Today, an appeal is expected to be filed by the lawyer of the former Bishop of Kition after he was convicted last week of indecent assault against a woman who was a minor at the time of the incident....

25. Former Kition Bishop handed suspended sentence for assault on a minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-kition-bishop-handed-suspended-sentence-for-assault-on-a-minor

The former Bishop of Kition was today handed a 12-month suspended sentence after being found guilty of indecent assault on a woman 41 years ago when she was just 16 years and 8 months old....

26. Former bishop to be sentenced June 1st for indecent assault (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-bishop-to-be-sentenced-today-for-indecent-assault

The former Bishop Chrysostomos of Kition is scheduled to be sentenced on June 1st...

27. Gender bias fears linger over bishop guilty ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gender-bias-fears-linger-over-bishop-guilty-ruling

A lawmaker and women’s rights activist in Cyprus says a former bishop’s guilty verdict for sexually harassing a teenage girl four decades ago was a landmark court decision, while also dismissing concerns that gender bias played a role in the ruling...

28. Pope Francis grants historic voting rights to women at global synod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-grants-historic-voting-rights-to-women-at-global-synod

The Pope will for the first time allow women to vote at an influential global meeting of bishops in October - a move that has been welcomed as a historic first....

29. Island remembers camps for Holocaust survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/island-remembers-camps-for-holocaust-survivors

Cyprus and Israel commemorated on Thursday the 74th anniversary of the closure of the concentration camps for Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors, who fled Europe after World War II for Israel...

30. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

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