It is not only Christian-Democrat Schaeuble and the other conservative EU-partners who dislike the new Greek left-wing government. The scary image of the Greek radical men without ties and no debt-plan papers has allegedly spread beyond the boundaries of the Eurozone and the European Union, beyond this pragmatic earthy world.
In Asprokambos village in Corinth Prefecture, in Peloponnese, things are spiritually very serious as the mysterious powers above reportedly reacted to the left-wing government of atheists as well:
“the icon of Crucified Jesus has been weeping with oily tears, since the elections of January 25th,” eye-witnesses claim.
A ground-breaking political change occurred in Greece, when the radical leftist took over the power of the debt-ridden country and sent the conservative and faithful Samaras to opposition seats of Greek Parliament.
According to local network Corinth TV, crowds of faithful have been flocking to the church of St Nickolas in Asprokambos to see the weeping icon, driven by the strong belief that it is a miracle. According to eye-witnesses, the holy icon started to weep since the elections of January 25th.
Others are more reserved and try to consult experts trying to obtain a scientific answer to the crucial question: why is Jesus weeping?
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According to local Metropolit of Corinth Dionysius, ever since the elections, an oily, sticky and odorless fluid runs down the icon.
Metropolit Dionysius said that he will inform the Holy Synod about the phenomenon and that he plans to invite scientists to examine the tears.
However the faithful village residents have established guarding squads to secure that nobody – not even the Metropolit – removes the icon or gets some fluid for laboratory analysis.
Metropolit Dionysius has called for a prayer and noted that he would not like make promotion for the phenomenon before the tears are being analyzed. He stressed that “in matters of faith we must be very careful.”
The icon is dated from the early last century and stands in the sanctuary of the St. Nicholas church.
PS Meanwhile, the Metropolit gave an interview to Athens News Agency and the news is all over the Greek and the Greek-Orthodox internet.
The Lord works in mysterious ways.
Blessed be the name of the Lord.
1. The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
2. For the transgression of the land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding & knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
3. A poor man oppresseth the the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
4. They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.
5. Evil men understand not judgement: but they that seek the Lord understand all things.
6. Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
7. Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.
“His father is also his country, his heritage & his culture & his people”.
I could not resist, so I got my bible out…Hooray for the Greek Church.
Blimey. This too?
I prefer to believe that they are tears of relief!
JESUS IS CRYING BECAUSE IT’S ALL OVER FOR GREECE . THE END IS NEAR. SO SAD TO SEE.
we had a weeping statue of the virgin mary in ireland in the eighties when we had a financial emergency but no repeat performance for us this time around
And don’t forget the moving statues, the apparitions in Knock, etc. When the going gets though, the scam artists and 3-hat tricksters flourish…
I love the description “financial emergency”… a bit like WWII being refered to in Ireland as “the emergency”. Ireland was bankrupt then. then only difference today is that it is even more bankrupt now, after all the “assistance” given by various institutions.
care to expand a little on this criptic “comment”?
I believe the icon is crying with relief that someone has decided to challenge “the norm” at long last. A Government of free thinking people who in my opinion are working their socks off and standing up for their principles to end this capitalist mess. But wouldn’t the opposite of this be that the Church advocate that all the suicides and homelessness, poverty et al continue and any attempt to right this wrong is blasphemy.? What have they done so far? Greek Orthodox Church quite wealthy isn’t it? I respect the Greeks and their religious views but with everything else going on in the world this show of intolerance is beyond belief. Je suis Hellas, Je suis Charlie… how many of differenf faiths as well as non-beleivers took part in these parades to respect tolerance, equality and freedom. Just my view
Also, remember the icon of St. Michael in Rhoades, Greece that weeped oil a year or two ago! I feel it is a warning, because our world does not follow God but the ways of today and everything trendy. We need to start praying, slow down, and examine our hearts before it it too late to change.
What does the scriptures say in Joel, that the priest need to call for a fast and weep between the porch and the alter. If the priest and the laity won’t do it, then who will? Jesus and His Mother. It’s time we did as well.
It may be because of this quatrain from Nostradamus (September 16, 2017):
Mars and Mercury, and the silver joined together,
Towards the south extreme drought:
In the depths of Asia one will say the earth trembles,
Corinth, Ephesus then in perplexity.