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1. Op-ed: A saint and a monster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-saint-and-a-monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion....

2. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

3. 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'...

4. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

5. Pope Francis says NATO started war in Ukraine by ‘barking at Putin’s door’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-says-nato-started-war-in-ukraine-by-‘barking-at-putin-s-door

Since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Pope Francis has floated the idea that he wants to take a trip to Kyiv to try to broker a ceasefire. But now he says he would prefer to go to Moscow to try to talk some sense into Vladimir Putin, who he has not outwardly condemned in the now nearly three-month-old war and only did so lightly in a lengthy interview with an Italian newspaper....

6. Tatar: Formal negotiations only with recognition of sovereign equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-formal-negotiations-only-with-recognition-of-sovereign-equality

"Our sovereign equality must be accepted before formal negotiations can begin," said Ersin Tatar....

7. Aimful priests in Cyprus put steel on target

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aimful-priests-in-cyprus-put-steel-on-target

Greek Orthodox priests in the Republic of Cyprus were unable to resist temptation on Tuesday at the inauguration of a brand new shooting range, with some daredevil clerics taking up arms to keep their aiming muscles toned...

8. Retired pope asks pardon for abuse, but admits no wrongdoing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retired-pope-asks-pardon-for-abuse-but-admits-no-wrongdoing

Retired Pope Benedict XVI asked forgiveness Tuesday for any “grievous faults” in his handling of clergy sex abuse cases, but denied any personal or specific wrongdoing after an independent report criticized his actions in four cases while he was archbishop of Munich, Germany....

9. Cyprus’ Archbishop sends unvaxxed priests home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-sends-unvaxxed-priests-home

Cyprus’ Archbishop announced over the weekend that he would send unvaccinated priests home on a mandatory leave of absence, saying they could face even tougher measures if they fail to obey their chief bishop...

10. Pope Benedict XVI knew of abusive priests when he ran Munich archdiocese, investigators say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-benedict-xvi-knew-of-abusive-priests-when-he-ran-munich-archdiocese-investigators-say

Pope Benedict XVI knew about priests who abused children but failed to act when he was archbishop of Munich from 1977 to 1981, an inquest found Thursday, rejecting Benedict's long-standing denials in a damning judgment....

11. Man in custody escapes through jail window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-custody-escapes-through-jail-window

A man is wanted by police after he reportedly escaped from jail in Nicosia, following his arrest on misdemeanor charges and reportedly making threats against a priest in Famagusta district...

12. First ever civil marriage of non-Muslim couple in Abu Dhabi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-ever-civil-marriage-of-non-muslim-couple-in-abu-dhabi

An Abu Dhabi court has issued a civil marriage certificate for a non-Muslim couple, for the first time in the United Arab Emirates, a Gulf country seeking a more liberal and progressive image, the Emirati news agency WAM reported....

13. 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....

14. The Pope has arrived in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/live-the-pope-has-arrived-in-cyprus

Pope Francis arrived in Cyprus on Thursday afternoon. The Cypriot government, through its Deputy Spokesman Niovis Parisinou, had described the Pope's visit as "an important event of international scope that is of global interest"....

15. Cyprus Police on high alert for Pope's visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-on-high-alert-for-pope-s-visit

Cyprus Police are on high alert due to Pope Francis` visit on the island between 2-4 December....

16. Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popes-agenda

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos briefed the media today on the visit of Pope Francis to Cyprus at the Presidential Palace....

17. 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)....

18. Treating antisocial elements for what they are

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/treating-antisocial-elements-for-what-they-are

Day-to-day life in Greece is excessively determined by people defying laws, rules and reason; it’s disappointing and extremely frustrating. ...

19. Incensed anti-vaxxers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/incensed-anti-vaxxers

The recent anti-vaccination rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki were not the first of their kind, but they were the largest:...

20. Weekend News Roundup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-news-roundup

Here are a few of the stories that made news in Cyprus over the weekend....

21. Girl's mom furious at predator priest’s sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girl-s-mom-furious-over-predator-priest-s-sentence

The mother of a 14-year-old girl in Greece was furious this week after a court handed down a suspended sentence to a priest from Cyprus, with reports saying he even traveled to Larissa to meet the teen...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

25. Churchgoers of illegal service fiasco to face court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chuchgoers-of-illegal-service-fiasco-to-face-court

By Friday morning, police had managed to track down 14 of the churchgoers who had taken part in an illegal service at Ayios Georgios Spileon Monastery in Limassol’s Erimi village on Thursday, which soon turned into a fiasco as participants had locked themselves in rooms upon the sight of the police while some managed to escape....

26. Police hold church stakeout after illicit service participants refuse to come out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hold-church-stakeout-after-illicit-service-participants-refuse-to-come-out

Police have been staking out a church in the Limassol District’s Erimi village since 9am on Thursday after finding out that a church service attended by the public was taking place, but attendants are refusing to leave the church in fear of being booked....

27. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter

28. 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...

29. Archbishop tells believers to shelter in place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-tells-believers-to-shelter-in-place

Archbishop Chrysostomos has called on believers to stay home during Orthodox Easter, saying “if we truly love God, then our mission should be to put an end to this pandemic...

30. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

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