Skip to comments.20 to Face Charges for Allegedly Going to Church on St. George’s Day in Cyprus
Posted on 05/02/2020 5:38:37 PM PDT by marshmallow
Following a police investigation, 20 people, including a priest, will be charged with breaking the lockdown decree for allegedly attending a Church service in Erimi in the southwestern Limassol District on St. Georges Day, April 23.
Police were tipped off that a service was being held at the Church of St. George on its patronal feast day and arrived to find 16 cars parked outside, reports in-cyprus.
However, when the police entered the church, they found only the priest and two members of the public, who were charged that day. Tracing the license plates on the cars outside the church, the police also questioned the others suspected to have been in attendance, although the Erimi community leader, Andreas Aresti, stated that the whole thing was a misunderstanding.
Aresti said he entered the church with the cops to find only two people besides the clergy. Asked about the cars parked outside the church, he explained that people often park there to go picked wild asparagus and mushrooms.
Is it prohibited to park where they want? he said.
However, police spokesperson Stelios Stylianou noted that the cops had found the church doors shut and were only able to enter after a few hours.
The rest [of the people] were either hiding or had escaped, he said.
The matter is very serious, chief of police Kypros Michaelides said. We wont do anyone any favors as our priority is to safeguard public health.
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Your tagline is perfect for the times we find ourselves in.
What about the lamb and the haloumi cheese!!?
Persecuted Christians again?
Cyprus has been a bit commie for a while now, I blame the Turks.
Odd... I dont seem to be hearing any reports of Muslims being charged... or Jews...
Are they just all happily obeying orders?
Oh my Gawd!! Church??? The horrors!
No one is gonna bust in on Muslims during their services. The law officials are at extreme risk of being killed. Probably weapons stored in every nook n cranny and in the prayer rugs. Nah, Muslims have nothing to worry about and THEY know it.
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