Cyprus cultural heritage the basis of a common future, Technical Committee says

4/12/13 They approach mosques and churches with the same love and awe, stressing that Cyprus’ cultural heritage, not just places of religious worship, is very important both for the island itself as well as for the whole of humanity. Denia mosque and Panagia church in Trachoni village are two of the projects the Technical Committee on Cultural ...

Apostolos Andreas restoration deal signed

19/9/13 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed on Tuesday two contribution agreements with the Church of Cyprus and the Turkish Cypriot religious foundation Evkaf, marking the beginning of much-delayed plans to restore the crumbling Apostolos Andreas monastery in the Karpas peninsula. The UNDP said both the Church of Cyprus and Evkaf signed two contribution agreements worth ...

Historic day for Apostolos Andreas

February 2013 RESTORATION WORK on the dilapidated monastery of Apostolos Andreas in the Karpas peninsula will finally begin after an agreement was signed yesterday between the Church of Cyprus and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The monastery will be restored according to a study prepared by the University of Patra in Greece. The work will be ...

Archbishop: Apostolos Andreas belongs to us

16/1/13 THE ARCHBISHOP yesterday reasserted his readiness to let the historic Apostolos Andreas Monastery in occupied Karpasia collapse rather than sign onto any plan that does not state that the Church of Cyprus owns the site. “I’ve said it before that I would rather see the monastery collapse than let go of the property. The monastery is ...

Is there hope at last for Apostolos Andreas?

Poly Pantelides - 12/11/2012 SUCCESSIVE plans to renovate Apostolos Andreas Monastery in occupied Karpasia date back years but have all stumbled over who is to administer and fund the project. In the meantime, one of the most important Greek Orthodox religious sites in Cyprus is quite simply crumbling, becoming more dangerous with every passing year. Eight months after ...