Latest news and today's news from Cyprus » Religion

... from Bing and Google News

Cyprus , Friday 23 February 2018

News Cyprus » Religion: Welcome to Limassolgrad: the city getting rich on Russian money

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/welcome-to-limassolgrad-the-city-getting-rich-on-russian-money/ar-BBJfGFb
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“The 300 Cypriot companies in our directory have 90% of their operations in Russia and are worth around 80% of the wealth of Cyprus. We share the same religion and they love our sun. With Brexit, I am now working on bringing oligarchs over from London.

News Cyprus » Religion: ‘Icon Hunter’ Tasoula Hadjitofi’s Four-Decade Fight against Art Smuggling

News channel or source: https://armenianweekly.com/2018/02/19/icon-hunter-tasoula-hadjitofis-four-decade-fight-art-smuggling/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

During the Turkish occupation of Cyprus, hundreds of churches were desecrated and destroyed, and thousands of religious icons were stolen, sold or destroyed. Greek place names were changed. Greed, Power, Money Dominate “In every war, there is the ...

News Cyprus » Religion: EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to halt

News channel or source: http://www.whio.com/news/world/warns-turkey-after-its-warships-force-gas-rig-halt/zXARACqGh6AhTQqtdiuhaK/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Cyprus said that Eni discovered a potentially significant gas deposit at another site southwest of the island. Lorne Cook in Brussels and Nicholas Paphitis in Athens contributed. Born William Franklin Graham in North Carolina, the religious leader was ...

News Cyprus » Religion: Author Traces Theft of Christian Art in Cyprus in Wake of Turkish Invasion

News channel or source: https://mirrorspectator.com/2018/02/22/author-traces-theft-christian-art-cyprus-wake-turkish-invasion/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

During the Turkish occupation of Cyprus, hundreds of churches were desecrated and destroyed, and thousands of religious icons were stolen, sold or destroyed. Greek place names were changed. “In every war, there is the pillaging of history of a country or ...

News Cyprus » Religion: Turkey Threatens to Invade Greece

News channel or source: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/11907/turkey-greece-invasion
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The head of the state-funded Directorate of Religious Affairs, the Diyanet ... just as former Turkish PM Bulent Ecevit invaded Cyprus in 1974." He said that there is "no document" proving that those islands belong to Greece. Meral Akşener, the head ...

News Cyprus » Religion: Myanmar ‘bulldozes Rohingya villages after cleansing campaign’

News channel or source: http://cyprus-mail.com/2018/02/23/myanmar-bulldozes-rohingya-villages-cleansing-campaign/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Knut Ostby, the interim UN coordinator for Myanmar, said in a release the immediate concern was to provide humanitarian aid to people in need, “irrespective of their religion, ethnicity, gender or citizenship status”. “More than 40 percent of people ...

News Cyprus » Religion: Turkish Cypriots split over Islam's rise in northern Cyprus

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/14/turkish-cypriots-split-over-islams-rise-in-northern-cyprus.html
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

"If we're going like that, in 10 years ... religion will be a conflict point in Cyprus also." Ozyigit says the children of mainland Turks are being targeted for religious education "to speed up the change" toward a stricter adherence to Islamic precepts ...

News Cyprus » Religion: Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-2608321/Religion-builds-bridges-ethnically-split-Cyprus.html
Publication date: Friday 18 April 2014

FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to ... is getting us nowhere," said Nikos Karoullas, a member of the citizens' movement ...

News Cyprus » Religion: Religious leaders reaffirm support for Cyprus negotiations

News channel or source: http://www.sigmalive.com/en/news/politics/134989/religious-leaders-reaffirm-support-for-cyprus-negotiations
Publication date: hursday 10 September 2015

Prokopis Pavlopoulos will pay an official visit... Religious leaders from the Cyprus’ five religious communities reaffirmed their support for the negotiation process on settling the Cyprus issue, in a meeting they had with the President Nicos ...

News Cyprus » Religion: Cyprus: Island of Forbidden Love

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/aljazeeraworld/2012/09/2012924163922493575.html
Publication date: Wednesday 26 September 2012

neither Christian nor Muslim religious authorities will perform marriages between couples from different religions. So Cyprus - 200 km off the coast of Lebanon - is the closest venue for mixed-faith couples wanting to get a civil marriage. In other Arab ...