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Traditions Related to Red Easter Eggs

One of the oldest Easter traditions is dyed eggs. These eggs are usually painted on Holy Thursday in commemoration of the Last Supper, the final meal that according to Christian belief Jesus shared with his Apostles in Jerusalem before...

Greek Customs Across Greece on Assumption Day, August 15

On August 15th - also a public holiday - Greeks all over the country will celebrate one of Christianity's most significant days, the Dormition of Virgin Mary. Some call this day "the summer Easter" to show the importance of...

Thieves Break into Orthodox Church in Albania

One more burglary in the Orthodox church was reported last night in Moscopole, situated in the Korçë district in Albania. Unknown offenders managed to steal the bell from the old church located in the historic area. The church, which is...