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Greece celebrates Jesus Resurrection again tonight, on May 26

Churches in Greece will celebrate again Jesus Resurrection on Tuesday, May 26, and the faithful will be able to receive the Holy Fire, something they could not do on Easter Saturday in April due to the pandemic lockdown. According to a circular issued by the Church of Greece, the Archdiocese …

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Greek Easter 2020: Holy Fire from the Holy Sepulchre Church (video)

Unprecedented scenes at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Great Saturday ahead of the Greek Orthodox Easter. The thousands of faithful eagerly waiting for the Holy Fire are not allowed due to coronavirus pandemic. Crowding is not permitted. The magnificent religious event has been cancelled in the …

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Greece tightens lockdown checks, suspends inter-island travel with few exceptions

Greece’s Civil Protection announced on Wednesday a series of stringent controls at the main exits of Athens and other cities and suspended inter-island travel with a few exceptions. In an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus, authorities will intensify lockdown checks at highways and toll stations, ports and airports, …

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Municipalities plan home delivery of Holy Fire on Easter Saturday UPD

Several municipalities in Greece have prepared plans to bring the Holy Fire on Resurrection Saturday to citizens’ homes and so to avoid crowding outside churches even though this is strictly forbidden with the lockdown restrictions. The plan looks simple: citizens will leave lanterns outside their homes, municipality teams will distribute …

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Holy Fire: No “divine miracle” but a human hand holding a lighter?

A shock for the Greek orthodox Christians. A Greek journalist claims that the Holy Fire is not the result of a divine miracle but the product of the physical interaction between a human hand and a …lighter. In his recently published book “Lamentation – About the Holy Fire” journalist Dimitris …

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Holy Fire (Holy Light) Ceremony 2018 – Live stream from Jerusalem

Thousands of Orthodox Christians pilgrims and locals have gathered in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem Saturday morning awaiting for the Holy Light or Holy Fire. The Holy Fire ceremony in the Church of Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. Watch Live the Holy Fire ceremony from the Tomb of …

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The Miracle of Holy Fire (Holy Light) 2017 – Footage from Jerusalem

The miracle of Jesus Christ Resurrection happened again. The Holy Light or Holy Fire appeared in the the Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem. Orthodox Christians, thousands of pilgrims and locals, rejoice. The Holy Fire ceremony in the Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The Holy Fire is the most renowned …

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The transfer of Holy Light divides Greece’s coalition government

It was first SYRIZA lawmaker Makis Balaouras, who claimed the Holy Light was a “pagan residue”. A couple of days later, the parliamentary spokeswoman of SYRIZA, Foteini Vaki described the Holy Fire as a “fake miracle.”  The debate about the transfer of the Holy Light from Jerusalem and the official …

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