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 rite of "Blessing the Waters" -- all by himself, without the usual crowds of faithful...
Tarpon Springs Celebrates Epiphany Amid Pandemic Restrictions
The Epiphany celebration marking the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River went on as usual in Tarpon Springs, Florida, despite the many restrictions limiting the number of people watching and taking part. Colten Sakadales, a 16-year-old who is a...
Greek Metropolitan Fined for Blessing the Waters on Epiphany
Greek Metropolitan Ieronymos from Peloponnesian peninsula was fined 1,500 euros for conducting the blessing of the waters.
Greek Faithful Defy Restrictions, Flock to Churches for Epiphany
Greek faithful largely ignored the restrictions imposed to stem the spread of Covid-19 and flocked to churches for the Epiphany.
Ecumenical Patriarchate Celebrates Epiphany with Blessing of the Waters
The Ecumenical Patriarchate celebrated the Epiphany as it usually does, with a cross thrown into the waters of the Bosphorus.
Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebrations Scaled Down Due to Pandemic
The famous Epiphany celebrations in Tarpon Springs, Florida will look a little different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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 said on Tuesday.
Greece Celebrates Epiphany Under Covid Restrictions
Many Greeks participate in the Epiphany traditions that are observed in the country, making it one of the most special holidays in Greece.
Covid-19: Deaths Surpass 5,000 in Greece
Total deaths with Covid-19 have surpassed 5,000 in Greece, as 54 people with the virus passed away in the country on Monday.
Covid-19: 262 Cases, 40 Deaths Recorded in Greece Saturday
A total of 262 Covid-19 cases were diagnosed in Greece Saturday, and 40 people with the virus died in the country over the past 24 hours.