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The Barefoot Fire-Walking Ritual of Anastenaria Lives On in Greece

Hundreds of people descend on the town of Langadas near Thessaloniki each year in late May to participate in the ancient ritual of "Anastenaria" in which barefoot people walk on glowing coals. The communities which celebrate this ritual are descended...

Bishop of Langadas, Thessaloniki Dies at 62 After Contracting COVID-19

Ioannis, the Bishop of Langadas in Thessaloniki, passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 62. The ecclesiastical figure was hospitalized on Friday, and doctors did their best to save his life; however, this proved not to be possible. The...