Archbishop of Cyprus Suspends Unvaccinated Priests

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OCP News Service – 01/02/2022

Nicosia- Cyprus: Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus has suspend 12 unvaccinated priests. The priests were suspended as they refused to get vaccination for Covid-19. The Archbishop warned that the suspension may extend up to six month or even result defrocking of the priests.

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The head of the Cypriot Orthodox Church has been a vocal advocate of the covid-19 vaccination and he has openly supported the efforts of the Government in vaccination campaign. The Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus has also issued a statement in favour of vaccination.

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