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1. Pope Francis hosts comedy summit at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-hosts-comedy-summit-at-the-vatican

On Friday, Pope Francis welcomed more than 100 comedians to the Vatican, including stars like Jimmy Fallon and Chris Rock, for an event filled with laughter and fun. The gathering, which sparked both excitement and criticism, was a celebration of humor's ability to bring people together....

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. Seven weeks after bridge incident, crew still trapped on Baltimore ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-weeks-after-bridge-incident-crew-still-trapped-on-baltimore-ship

As a controlled explosion rocked the Dali on Monday, nearly two dozen sailors remained on board, below deck in the massive ship's hull....

5. Olympic flame lit in Ancient Olympia, embarks on journey to Paris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/olympic-flame-lit-in-ancient-olympia-embarks-on-journey-to-paris

The Olympic Flame embarked on its journey from Ancient Olympia, marking the Lighting Ceremony for the 33rd Olympic Games 2024, set to be hosted in Paris from July 26 to August 11....

6. Olympic flame ignited in Ancient Olympia for Paris 2024 Games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olympic-flame-ignited-in-ancient-olympia-for-paris-2024-games

The anticipation for the Paris 2024 Olympics reached a crescendo on Monday as the Olympic flame was lit in a captivating dress rehearsal in ancient Olympia. ...

7. 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....

8. Fake 'priest' targets people with €12 sweets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-priest-targets-people-with-€12-sweets

A charlatan priest appears to have been deceiving citizens in Larnaca, extracting money from them....

9. Olympic flame lights up hope for Paris games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olympic-flame-lights-up-hope-for-paris-games

The Olympic Flame lighting ceremony ahead of the Paris Olympic Games will take place at the ancient site of Olympia on April 16 in a public event......

10. Archbishop Georgios in ''K'': The scandal rocking the Church of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-georgios-in-k-the-scandal-rocking-the-church-of-cyprus

In an interview with ''K,'' Archbishop George assures that efforts are being made to fully clarify the case of the Monastery of Saint Avvakum, which is causing turmoil within the Church. ...

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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,...

14. EU's media law shift sparks concerns for journalists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-media-law-shift-sparks-concerns-for-journalists

It doesn't come as a shock that, in the debate over the European Media Freedom Act between EU Council member states and the European Parliament, the EU Council incorporated a paragraph into its negotiating stance, stating that national security should be an exception when prohibiting surveillance of journalists and related practices....

15. 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”....

16. Stray dogs find a home in a priest's church

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stray-dogs-find-a-home-in-a-priest-s-church

In a touching display of compassion and kindness, Brazilian priest Joao Paulo Araujo Gomes has embarked on a mission to provide a second chance at life to stray dogs in need....

17. 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. ...

18. 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....

19. 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....

20. Rhodes: Greek priest arrested for anointing tourist's genitals with holy oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-greek-priest-arrested-for-anointing-tourist-s-genitals-with-holy-oil

A priest was arrested on the Greek island of Rhodes earlier this week after a tourist claimed he anointed his genitals, a local outlet reports....

21. Corruption? On the island of saints?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/corruption-on-the-island-of-saints

The millions - some say billions - that we lost as a state due to the corruption of various officials are not enough. Now we will have to pay additional funds to bring in "esteemed legal experts" from abroad - specifically from Great Britain - to assist in the investigations. Clearly, we are rapidly heading back to an era where corruption was limited, somewhere around 1950....

22. Pope sends top sex crimes investigator to Bolivia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-sends-top-sex-crimes-investigator-to-bolivia

Pope Francis has sent one of his top sex crimes investigators to Bolivia at a time when the Andean nation is being shaken by an escalating pedophilia scandal involving priests....

23. Cracking down on 'Conversion Therapies': Parties' positions and ethical concerns unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-conversion-therapies-parties-positions-and-ethical-concerns-unveiled

Based on the voting patterns of the AKEL and DISY parliamentary groups thus far, it appears that the proposed law criminalizing "conversion therapies" will be presented to the Parliament's plenary session on Thursday, May 25th....

24. Former Kition Metropolitan found guilty of indecent assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-kition-metropolitan-found-guilty-of-indecent-assault

The Larnaca District Court has delivered a guilty verdict against the former Metropolitan of Kition for an indecent assault that occurred in 1981. The assault took place in the Metropolitan's office when the victim was 16 years and 8 months old....

25. 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....

26. The value of authenticity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-value-of-authenticity

Easter always goes hand in hand with the search for authenticity. For the authentic Epitaph procession, good company for the subsequent authentic feast, the authentic Greek landscape, the authentically spiritual experience of the Resurrection service. ...

27. Death of Cypriot student confirmed in train crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-of-cypriot-student-confirmed-in-train-crash

The death of a Cypriot college student has been confirmed after he went missing in a horrific train accident in Greece, while the fate of a young woman also from the island still remained unknown...

28. 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'....

29. Priests bless confused pets in honor of traditional Spanish festival (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/priests-bless-confused-pets-in-honor-of-traditional-spanish-festival-video

Hundreds of Spanish pet owners took their animals to church on Tuesday where Catholic priests blessed them on the Day of St Anthony the Abbott, the patron saint of animals....

30. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

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