Daily Archives: February 17, 2002

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Dissenting bishops speak out on abbot’s promotion

FRESH trouble was brewing for the Church of Cyprus yesterday after the Holy Synod decided by majority vote to ordain Kykkos Abbot Nikiforos as a bishop.

The decision was taken on Thursday, but four bishops who voted against argued that the decision to ordain Nikiforos while he is still Abbot is against the Church charter.

Six bishops approved Nikiforos’ ordainment.

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Parties honour Spyros Kyprianou

FORMER President Spyros Kyprianou was honoured last night for more than 40 years of service to Cyprus.

Representatives of all the political parties gathered in Nicosia to join in celebrations organised by DIKO to honour Kyprianou for his contribution to public life during his many years of involvement in politics.

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Tales from the Coffeeshop

WE ARE happy to announce that Brussels has expressed its satisfaction at the implementation of the EU acquis communautaire on Valentine’s Day on the plantation. It proves that we Bananiots, without any exhortations from our government, behaved in a suitably idiotic way on February 14, just like our European brothers have always done.

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