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1. 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....

2. Parliamentarian shines light on homophobic video screening at lyceum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliamentarian-shines-light-on-homophobic-video-screening-at-lyceum

A distressing occurrence unfolded as a homophobic video was screened before graduating students during their religious studies at a Nicosia high school....

3. Austria allocates €33m for wrongly convicted gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-allocates-€33m-for-wrongly-convicted-gay-men

A historic proposal by the Austrian Ministry of Justice sees €33m set aside to compensate those who were wrongly convicted - but critics say the amount on offer is not enough....

4. Hungary's orban government outlaws 'LGBT Propaganda' to protect youth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungary-s-orban-government-outlaws-lgbt-propaganda-to-protect-youth

Orban's government banned 'LGBT propaganda' by claiming to protect young generations from amoral content....

5. Jordan secret police accused of LGBTQ+ targeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-secret-police-accused-of-lgbtq-targeting

Jordanian secret police have been accused of intimidating gay people by “outing” them to their families and of forcing the closure of two LGBTQ+ organisations....

6. Kuwait bans Barbie, Lebanon weighs censorship for ''homosexuality''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kuwait-bans-barbie-lebanon-weighs-censorship-for-homosexuality

Kuwait has banned the film Barbie in a bid to protect "public ethics and social traditions," while a Lebanese minister has made moves to censor the film on grounds it "promotes homosexuality and sexual transformation"....

7. 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'....

8. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

9. Ministry clarifies objection to children’s play

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-clarifies-objection-to-children-s-play

Cypriot education officials say a play that had to be revised due to the young age of school children in the audience was in fact dealing with gender reassignment, not attraction to the same sex...

10. MEP Eva Kaili fires back from jail cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-eva-kaili-fires-back-from-jail-cell

An attorney for EU lawmaker Eva Kaili, who is accused of being involved in an alleged bribery scandal involving a Gulf state, says money found in his client’s Brussels home did not belong to her, while a Cypriot MEP says he was troubled by her colleague’s stance towards Turkey’s ally Qatar...

11. Parents furious over woke play for school kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-furious-over-woke-theater-performance-for-kids

A local adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around The World In 80 Days has been revised after parents in Cyprus cried foul over the show broaching homosexuality during a live performance in front of preteens...

12. 'Orthodox faithful are holding back the antichrist', says Russian Patriarch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orthodox-faithful-are-holding-back-the-antichrist-says-russian-patriarch

The return of Famagusta can be the ideal confidence-building measure, pledged Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides on Wednesday, noting the government will insist on the proposal for the opening of the airport in Turkish occupied Tympou and Famagusta port in exchange for the return of the fenced-off area of Famagusta....

13. Man wanted for wishing death on politicians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-wishing-death-on-politicians

Cyprus Police are searching for a man who wished death on the interior minister and the wife and kids of another politician, with investigators handling the complaint as a high profile cyber stalking case...

14. Qatar seizes children’s toys that are 'un-Islamic'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-seizes-children-s-toys-that-are-un-islamic

Authorities in Qatar have seized a line of what they called 'un-Islamic' children's toys that feature rainbow patterns similar to LGBT flags....

15. Turkey: Tear gas used against women protesting against gender-based violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-tear-gas-used-against-women-protesting-against-gender-based-violence

Turkish police used tear gas on Thursday night against hundreds of women protesting in Istanbul to denounce gender-based violence and Turkey's withdrawal from the International Convention for the Protection of Women....

16. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. Rouvikonas claims attempted attack on ANEL MP’s office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rouvikonas-claims-attempted-attack-on-anel-mp-s-office

The Rouvikonas anti-establishment group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attempted attack on the office of an MP with Independent Greeks, the right-wing party in Greece’s left led-coalition....

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