LGBT ATTACK CYPRIOT ARCHBISHOP FOR PLANS TO TEACH ORTHODOX MORALITY TO CHILDREN

Pravoslavie.ru - 5/11/16 Cypriot LGBT “rights group” ACCEPT has labeled Archbishop Chrysostomos as hateful, and is calling for his recent comments on the desire to create schools aimed at instilling children with traditional, Orthodox morality to be investigated, reports The Cyprus Weekly. In an interview with the MEGAONE television station the archbishop revealed that the Church is contemplating ...

H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ADDRESSES “RESTORATION, CONSERVATION OF RELIGIOUS MONUMENTS AND SITES OF VENERATION” EVENT

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - September 2016 On the afternoon of Wednesday, the 17th/31st of August 2016, an event entitled “Restoration, Conservation of Religious Monuments and Sites of Veneration” was hosted by Metropolitan Timotheos of Bostra at the Exarchate of the Holy Sepulchre in Nicosia, organized by Professor A. Moropoulou, project co-ordinator for the restoration of the ...

PATRIARCHS OF JERUSALEM AND ANTIOCH TO MEET IN CYPRUS TO SOLVE DISPUTE

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Orthodixie - 26/2/16 The Patriarchs of Antioch and Jerusalem, upon the initiative of the Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus, will meet in Cyprus in front of the cameras in order to resolve the dispute between the two Patriarchates. Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria and All Africa, who, on the morning of February 17, met with Cypriot president Nikos Anastasiadis, accompanied ...

Archbishop Chrysostomos II: Cypriots are victims of the Turkish invasion

September 2014 “Cyprus, by its geographical position in the east of the Mediterranean, is the crossing-point of Europe, Asia and Africa. And its residents, peaceful and quiet people by nature, have over last forty years constantly fallen victim to the disorder brought here by the barbaric Turkish invasion. The situation is also aggravated by the occupation ...

Patriarch Theophilos III & Archbishop Chrysostomos holds Primatial Service in Cyprus

September 2014 On Saturday, the 17th/30th of August 2014, His Beatitude, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, arrived in Cyprus accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, His Eminence Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, and the Reverend Archdeacon Evlogios. His Beatitude was welcomed at Larnaca airport by His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus and the Exarch of the Holy Sepulcher in Cyprus, ...

Women in the Orthodox Church

St Mary Magdalene

August 2014 The commemoration day of St. Mary Magdalene brings to mind in general the role of women in the Orthodox Church. Orthodoxy has a long history of women as equal-to-the-apostles, serving alongside men as missionaries, priest’s wives, and nuns. St. Mary Magdalene was one of the first to know of Christ’s Resurrection, and the Lord ...

First and foremost a man of God but the Church still needs money

Cyprus-Mail January 2014 Archbishop Chrysostomos II on Friday denied suggestions that he was neglecting his spiritual work to concentrate on the Church’s finances. “This is not true and these comments have been made by people who have nothing to do with the Church nor do they know what we do,” he said. Speaking to the public broadcaster CyBC, the ...

Clerics react to allegations by Golden Dawn chief

19/12/13 Three days after video footage emerged of Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos passing judgment on several Greek Orthodox bishops during a meeting with party friends, some of the clerics quoted in the video hit back with remarks against the neo-Nazi party. A statement from the Bishopric of Monemvasia and Sparta said that Bishop Efstathios “steers clear ...

Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus: Rich is he who has Christ in his heart

August 2013 The celebrations marking the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus were over in the end of July. Among the witnesses to and participants in the celebrations was His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus. His interview has been published by the prichod.ru portal. -Your Beatitude, what ...

Chrysostomos II, a patron saint for Cyprus

Fabrice Nodé-Langlois - July 2013 Archbishop Chrysostomos II, leader of the orthodox Church of Cyprus, behaves like a head of a wealthy business empire and wields considerable influence in public policy. To meet him is to encounter an indispensable figure of this country marked by financial and social crises. As the small Mediterranean island republic of Cyprus finds ...

Church infrastructure projects steaming ahead

29/5/13 PLANS to build a hotel in Paphos on church land, the creation of a photovoltaic park near Nicosia and the construction of a private English school in Makedonitissa are all proceeding as intended according to Archbishop Chrysostomos II. Speaking yesterday, the primate revealed a consortium of Russian businessmen had agreed to purchase a plot of seaside ...

Church to create new jobs

May - 2013 - CYPRUS PAPHOS – The Church of Cyprus is planning development projects worth millions of euros that will create thousands of jobs, Archbishop Chrysostomos said on Monday. Speaking on the sidelines of a visit to Paphos hospital, he said that the government would do everything possible to spur growth. He said he was confident that ...

In Cyprus financial crisis, even Orthodox Church could lose millions

By Roy Gutman -McClatchy Newspapers 27/3/13 The Cypriot government has agreed to force bank-account holders to help pay for the rescue of debt-ridden banks, but who actually will end up footing the bill isn’t known. NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus, a palm-fringed island in the Mediterranean Sea, has long held three distinctions: Its economy is the smallest in the European Union, ...

Orthodox Church in Cyprus offers assets to aid crisis

20/3/13 The head of Cyprus's influential Orthodox Church says he will put the church's assets at the country's disposal to help pull it out of a financial crisis, after politicians rejected a plan to seize up to 10 percent of people's bank deposits to secure an international bailout. Speaking after meeting president Nicos Anastasiades today, Archbishop Chrysostomos ...

Decades-old Church-state land deal almost closed

15/3/13 Cyprus: THE CHURCH will soon be transferring tracts of land to the state, bringing to a close a deal struck some 40 years ago. The announcement was made yesterday following a meeting between Archbishop Chrysostomos and Interior Minister Socrates Hasikos. A 1971 agreement between Archbishop Makarios – who was president at the time – and the government ...

Archbishop Chrysostomos calls for Cyprus solution

FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE - 26/12/12 In his Christmas message, read in all churches , Archnishop Chrysostomos notes that the strength of the message of the lord born into humanity rises above all the problems that Greek Cypriots face today, with occupation being the foremost. The head of the Cyprus Church says that efforts to reunify Cyprus must not ...

‘The Church will not let anyone starve’

Stefanos Evripidou - 13/12/12 THE Archbishopric in Nicosia was briefly evacuated yesterday as three fire engines were used to put out a fire in the historic building’s basement. Fire Service spokeswoman Liza Kemidji said yesterday that the fire broke out at 9.55am in the basement where the Church keeps its archives and old computers, leading to the ...

The church cannot solve the crisis

24/11/2012 TRUE to form Archbishop Chrysostomos II is against homosexuality and communism, and will be out in the streets protesting against the harsh bailout conditions set by Cyprus’ international lenders, he said in two-part interview this weekend. The outspoken primate gave a lengthy interview to Politisnewspaper published over two days - the newspaper’s Sunday and Monday editions - ...

REMARKS AT A DINNER GIVEN BY THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

11/2/2012 Jerusalem Patriarchate Your Excellency, Mr. Ambassador, Your Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos Respected Members of the Staff of the Mission, Your Eminences, Ladies and Gentlemen, We bring you the greetings of the Church of Jerusalem and the Rum Orthodox Patriarchate, which by Divine Providence extends its pastoral mission throughout all Palestine. We are honoured to be here on our official visit – ...

Maronite and Jerusalem Patriarchs visit

Natalie Hami 11/2/2012 THE NEW Maronite Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros Rahi and the Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos arrived in Cyprus yesterday on separate official visits. “We are very happy to get to know the culture of Cyprus a lot better and the values that Cyprus holds dear so that we may be able to cultivate the friendship ...

A place at the top table

Archbishop Chrysostomos II

By Stefanos Evripidou 4/12/2011 NO ONE can accuse the Archbishop Chrysostomos II of being boring. A few words spoken by the colourful primate get more press coverage than most politicians could dream of. During official visits to Cyprus, notable figures like the presidents of Russia, Syria and Israel make time in their busy schedules to stop by ...