Religion in Cyprus
Christians make up 73% of the Cypriot population. Most Greek Cypriots, and thus the majority of the population of Cyprus, are members of the Autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus (Church of Cy...
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Maronite Church
The Syriac Maronite Church of Antioch (ܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܡܪܘܢܝܬܐ ܕܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ‎ ʿīṯo suryoiṯo morunoiṯo d'anṭiokia; Arabic: الكنيسة الأنطاكية السريانية المارونية‎ al-Kanīsa al-Anṭākiyya al-Sur...
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Roman Catholicism in Cyprus
The Roman Catholic Church in Cyprus is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.There are around 10,000 Catholic faithful in Cyprus, correspondin...
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Islam in Cyprus
Islam in Cyprus was introduced when the island finally fell to Ottoman invaders in 1571. Prior to this, the Muslim presence on the island was itinerant, with Arab raiders intermittently visiting and p...
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Hinduism in Cyprus
The Indian community in Cyprus, which numbered around two hundred a few years ago now stands at around 2,000.
While the number of permanent residents is very small, the major chunk of the communit...
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History of the Jews in Cyprus
The history of the Jews in Cyprus dates back to the 3rd century BCE, after trade relations had been established between Cyprus and the Land of Israel. The Jews had close relationships with many of the...
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Philoumenos (Hasapis) of Jacob's Well
New Martyr Archimandrite Philoumenos (Hasapis) of Jacob's Well (Greek: Φιλούμενος Χασάπης; Φιλούμενος ο Κύπριος; or Φιλούμενος Ορουντιώτης), October 15, 1913 – November 29, 1979, was the Igumen o...
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Turkish Cypriot Protestants and Anglicans
Protestants and Anglicans are a very small community living in the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and amongst the Turkish Cypriot diaspora. The adherents of theses churches numbers aroun...
Cyprus internment camps
Cyprus internment camps were camps run by the British government for internment of Jews who had immigrated or attempted to immigrate to Mandatory Palestine in violation of British policy. There were a...
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John the Merciful
John the Merciful (also known as John the Almsgiver, John the Almoner, John V of Alexandria, John Eleymon, San Ġwann t'Għuxa (Maltese) and Johannes Eleemon) (Patron of Casarano, Italy) was the Patriar...
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Freedom of religion in Cyprus
The Constitution of the Republic of Cyprus provides for freedom of religion, and the Government generally respected this right in practice. There were few reports of societal abuses or discrimination ...
Ecclesiastical coup
The Ecclesiastical coup is the name given to the events staged by three bishops of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus against the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III in the period ...
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