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08 December, 2021
 

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1. Hundreds gather at GSP to attend a Papal Holy Mass (Images/Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hundreds-gather-at-gsp-to-attend-a-papal-holy-mass-images-video

Pope Francis arrived at GSP stadium to the cheers of hundreds of people who came from far and wide to attend the Holy Mass held today at 10 am....

2. Francis in Cyprus calls for end to 'walls of fear'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/francis-in-cyprus-calls-for-end-to-walls-of-fear

Pope Francis verged into the world of poetry on Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia where he likened Cyprus to the painful process of producing a beautiful pearl, calling for an end to 'walls of fear' and urging people off all cultures to embrace one another...

3. Seven Greek soldiers killed during the invasion have finally returned home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-greek-soldiers-killed-during-the-invasion-have-finally-returned-home

Forty-seven years after they were killed during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the remains of 7 Greek soldiers were returned to their homeland....

4. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

5. Former bishop acquitted of rape charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-bishop-acquitted-of-rape-charges

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos has been acquitted of rape charges after a criminal court found his female accuser made contradictory statements and outlandish allegations during the closed trial...

6. Explosive report shows thousands of paedophiles active in the French Catholic church since 1950

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosive-report-shows-thousands-of-paedophiles-active-in-the-french-catholic-church-since-1950

An independent commission investigating child sexual abuse in the French Catholic church, headed by Jean-Marc Sauve, submitted their findings today to the president of the Bishops’ Conference of France (CEF)....

7. Family of unvaccinated COVID victim hits back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-of-unvaccinated-covid-victim-hits-back

The family of a COVID victim who died last month at Nicosia General is pointing finger at the state hospital, while dismissing reports in the media that their loved one’s religious faith or private medical advice had brought about his demise...

8. 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...

9. Bishop’s defense rests case in rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-defense-rests-case-in-rape-trial

Former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos pleaded not guilty to rape charges on Monday, with his signed unsworn testimony read in the courtroom during a closed session after he was previously found fit to stand trial...

10. Bishop’s mental fitness raised before rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-mental-fitness-raised-before-rape-trial

The lawyer for former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos, who has yet to be arraigned on rape charges, says his client is not mentally competent to stand trial, as more women speak out against the metropolitan...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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