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G/c Priest attends Larnaca mosque pilgrimage for first time

G/c Priest attends Larnaca mosque pilgrimage for first time

The pilgrimage is the fourth taking place since 2014 and happened at the request of Cyprus Archbishop Chrysostomos II on behalf of the Mufti of Cyprus Talip Atalay. It was the first time that a representative of the Archbishop of Cyprus attended and addressed the pilgrims. Salpy Eskidjian, the Executive Coordinator of Office of the

Hala Sultan pilgrimage approved

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has agreed to a Turkish Cypriot Mufti request that some 1,000 pilgrims of Turkish descent be permitted to visit the Hala Sultan Tekke for Kurban Bayramı. Although Turkish Cypriots living in the occupied areas can freely cross the Green Line, Turkish nationals require special permission. Also known as Eid al-Adha (Festival