Archbishop comes out in favour of privatisations

Poly Pantelides - 6/3/13 THROWING his weight behind the privatisation of state assets, Archbishop Chrysostomos II yesterday said he believed privatising semi-governmental organisations (SGOs) was the way forward. The outspoken head of the Church who likes to dabble in politics and publicly backed President Nicos Anastasiades in run-up to the elections, told an SGO yesterday - state broadcaster ...

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 ...

British Cypriots look forward to free Orthodox school

Poly Pantelides 29/7/2012 FOR THE first time in Britain, a free Greek Orthodox secondary school has been given the go-ahead to open its doors in September next year, aiming to meet high academic standards while providing the Cypriot community in the UK with a strong Orthodox element within school. “St Andrew the Apostle is based on the Christian ...