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First mass at Argaki after 42 years was attended by 1974 residents and some Turkish Cypriots

First mass at Argaki after 42 years was attended by 1974 residents and some Turkish Cypriots

Hundreds of Greek Cypriot refugees from the Turkish occupied occupied village of Argaki, in the Morphou area, celebrated a holy mass on Saturday at their village church of St. John the Baptist for the first time since the village was occupied by Turkish troops during the invasion in 1974. The mass was officiated by Bishop

Agios Afksentios Church returned to its Greek Cypriot owners

The once derelict church of Agios Afksentios in north Cyprus village of Büyükkonuk (Komi Kebir), was returned to its Greek Cypriot owners after complete conservation during a ceremony by the Technical Committee on Cultural heritage, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF). Speakers told the gathering at the

Greek Cypriots hold ceremony at St. Nicolas Church at Zodeia after 40 years

Greek Cypriots held a religious ceremony today at the Saint George Xalonas Church for the first time in 40 years. The church is located along the Güzelyurt-Bostancı road. Around 850 worshippers attended the ceremony carried out by Güzelyurt Metropolitan Bishop Neofidos held on the occasion of Saint Georges’s name day. Strict security measures were taken

Sertoglu says KOP is being pressured by Church

TC Football Federation boss Hasan Sertoglu in an interview to POLITIS newspaper touched on the recent developments in football and expressed their views on the agreement with the GC football federation KOP.   Sertoglu in his interview pointed to the reactions in the north on the agreement with KOP and the ‘intervention’ by the Turkish

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