Archbishop Georgios enthroned as Church leader

Archbishop Georgios has officially assumed his duties following Sunday’s enthronement ceremony at Nicosia’s Cathedral of Apostle Barnabas. The Paphos Bishop is now the leader of the Cyprus Orthodox Church following the death of

Cypriots vote for next Archbishop

Cypriot churchgoers will cast their vote Sunday for the next leader of the Cyprus Orthodox Church following the death of Archbishop Chrysostomos II. Ballots open at 10 am, after Sunday mass, with

Russians excluded from Archbishop vote

According to a Holy Synod decision, Russian Orthodox Christians living in Cyprus will be excluded from the Archbishopric elections on 18 December. It overturns initial plans to allow anyone Christian Orthodox and

Ukraine key for Archbishop elections

The thorny issue of recognising the recently proclaimed independence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and Russia’s invasion is decisive in the campaign for the Archbishop’s throne. Almost half of the Holy Synod

Vote for Archbishop on 18 December

The Holy Synod announced voting for the new leader of the Cyprus Church would be held on 18 December after Archbishop Chrysostomos II was laid to rest. Caretaker of the throne, Paphos

COVID19: Archbishop to suspend unvaxxed priests

Unvaccinated priests are to be sent on mandatory leave, announced Cyprus’ Archbishop Chrysostomos II, warning of tougher measures if they continue to defy church rules on COVID-19. Archbishop Chrysostomos, over the weekend,