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Epiphany 2021: Greek Priest Blesses the Waters — All Alone

The Epiphany in 2021, or Theofaneia, was celebrated very differently in Greece this year. In a moving image, a Greek priest followed the traditional...
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Greek Metropolitan Fined for Blessing the Waters on Epiphany

Greek Metropolitan Ieronymos of Kalavryta and Aigialeia on the Peloponnesian peninsula was fined 1,500 euro ($1,850) on Wednesday for conducting the blessing of the waters,...

Greek Faithful Defy Restrictions, Flock to Churches for Epiphany

Greek faithful up and down the country on Wednesday largely ignored the restrictions imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus and flocked to...

Greek Church “Must Assume Responsibility” During Feast of Epiphany

The Church must assume responsibility in preventing the spread of Covid-19, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos on...

Greece Celebrates Epiphany Under Covid Restrictions

Christian faithful in Greece and around the world celebrate the Feast of Epiphany on January 6. For Orthodox Christians the event marks the baptism of...

Epiphany: From Thrace to Cyprus, Greeks Celebrate the Blessing of the Waters

The Christian feast of the Epiphany was commemorated across Greece, Cyprus and all the world's Greek Orthodox communities on Monday, January 6th, with particular...

Epiphany: One of Christianity’s Most Important Feasts

Traditionally, the great feast of the Epiphany marks the end of the extended period of Christmas holidays in Greece. Each year on January 6, hundreds...
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Cypriots Mark Epiphany at Ghost Town of Famagusta (video)

Hundreds of Greek Cypriots marked the religious holiday of Epiphany on Sunday in a rare vigil which took place along the outskirts of the...

Epiphany: From Epirus, to Crete, the Blessing of the Waters

The Greek Orthodox feast of the Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th each year across the globe. This Epiphany, Greece found itself in the...

Epiphany: A Greek Orthodox Celebration Rich in Tradition

Epiphany is one of the most sacred Greek Orthodox celebrations, rich in many Christian traditions which also date back to ancient times. Epiphany (also called...

Blessing of the Oranges Custom Observed in Argos

The custom of the blessing of the oranges was observed again this year in Argos, Peloponnese, along with the tradition of the blessing of...

Epiphany with Fistfights over Holly Cross in Kiato (video)

It seems that the Holy Spirit was absent during the Epiphany celebration at the Kiato harbor, as several young men got in a violent...

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