Twelve migrants depart for Vatican

The first group of 12 migrants have departed Cyprus for the Vatican after Pope Francis agreed to offer them asylum during his visit to the island earlier this month. An Interior Ministry

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Faith conquers fear

With international media focused on the papal visit, reporting on Pope Francis’ views on migration, climatic and health issues currently plaguing the planet, Cyprus basked in the attention given to the leader

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Pope calls for Cyprus healing to begin

Pope Francis called for healing during an outdoor Mass in Cyprus within sight of a huge Turkish Cypriot flag on a mountainside on the other side of a line that has divided

POPE: Cyprus can be Mediterranean role model

Cyprus is in a position to be a peacemaker, said Pope Francis addressing representatives of the Diplomatic Corps and Civil Society at the Presidential Palace during his official visit to the island.

Pope to start historic Cyprus visit

Pope Francis arrives in Cyprus on Thursday for a historic trip to the island, the second Pontiff to do so following the visit of Pope Benedict XVI in 2010. The government has

Tight security for Pope visit

Part of the capital Nicosia will be on lockdown to accommodate Pope Francis’ visit with central roads closed to the public and more than 500 police officers on duty to protect the

Maronites hope Pope can save them

As day breaks over a tiny hamlet in northwest Cyprus, some 20 people in an ancient Church observe a morning liturgy in an even more ancient language. For centuries, this small community

Pope says Med is migrant graveyard

Pope Francis denounced the Mediterranean Sea as a graveyard for migrants shortly before embarking on his trip to Cyprus and Greece, where he will give a message of support for refugees. “I

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