DISY boss receives Church’s blessing

Elias Hazou - 22/2/13 NICOS Anastasiades’ presidential candidacy yesterday got another endorsement, albeit this time from a non-secular – yet highly political – source. Archbishop Chrysostomos publicly lent his support to Anastasiades following a meeting with the DISY leader. “The country needs a strong government, and we shall stand by the government and Mr. Anastasiades,” the prelate told ...

Malas pledges to work with Church

Stefanos Evripidou - 13/2/13 THE AKEL-backed presidential candidate Stavros Malas yesterday pledged to work with the Church of Cyprus in forming policies to tackle the country’s division and economic woes. Following in the footsteps of his main opponent in the presidential race, DISY leader Nicos Anastasiades, Malas yesterday met with Archbishop Chrysostomos II for over an hour. Despite ...