Kykkos Monastery, with the help of the Armenian Church of Cyprus and the Orthodox Metropolis of Lebanon, is coordinating a plan to distribute humanitarian aid to all the areas being bombed by
The collection of the humanitarian aid for the victims of the
Nicosia Mayor Michalakis Zambelas and Archimandrite Isaias Kykkotis, in charge of the Kykkos Monastery Humanitarian Missions, inaugurated on Tuesday the first aid collection point at
The event was held in the presence of Archbishop of the Armenian Church in Cyprus Varoujan Hergelian, the representative of the Armenian religious group in the House of Representatives Vartkes Mahdessian and
Mahdessian congratulated the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, the mayor and all those who supported the effort, while Macaron thanked the organisers of the campaign to collect humanitarian aid as well as the people and government of
Archimandrite Isaias said that pavilions have bee set up at various points in the government controlled areas of Cyprus and will be open until Saturday (05/08/2006) to receive the aid which will be sent to Lebanon with the help of the UN.
“We hope that with the help of the associates of the Armenian Archbishop in
Zambelas said any contribution is welcome and ''we are obliged to do so for the people who are suffering at the moment and are victims of war.''
Source: “Financial Mirror”,
Website of the Kykkos Monastery: http://www.kykkos-museum.cy.net/index2.html
Note: The Holy Monastery of the Virgin of Kykkos is one of the most famous monasteries in