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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.

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 gusto and celebration. This year, Greece found itself covered in frost and snow, but all the...

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 abandoned city of Famagusta in the occupied north of the country. It was only the fourth...

Greek Community Marks Epiphany in Japan

Members of the Greek community in Japan celebrated Epiphany at a beach in the southern prefecture of Okinawa on Sunday. GreeceJapan.com reports that the liturgy was performed by Father David, a Greek Orthodox American priest, who said the blessings and...