Friday, 21 January 2011

Boy George returns Christ icon to Cyprus church

Boy George (r) with Bishop Porfyrios of Neapolis and the Christ icon. Photo by John Kaponi

Musician Boy George has agreed to return to the Church of Cyprus an icon of Christ that came into his possession 11 years after the Turkish invasion.

Thousands of religious artefacts went missing from northern Cyprus following Turkey's invasion of the island and its subsequent partition.