Cyprus’ Archbishop Wants to Convert Folk House to Church Museum

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NICOSIA – Archbishop Chrysostomos’ plan to turn the House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios folk museum  into a church museum for the 2012 bicentennial celebrations of the Greek Revolution has drawn a fierce backlash on Cyprus.

Media reports said a new group online swiftly picked up 1500 followers on Facebook to protest the idea to convert the the Kornesios homestead that is a tourist attraction operated as an ethnological museum, where the residence of an Ottoman-era local councilor is on display for visitors and history tours.

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Cyprus’ Archbishop Wants to Convert Folk House to Church Museum


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