Church of Greece calls for strict observance of health safety restrictions on Epiphany

Church of Greece calls for strict observance of health safety restrictions on EpiphanyThe water blessing ceremonies traditionally carried out outdoors on Epiphany Day will, this year, be carried out indoors at churches, and there will be no public litanies or processions

Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Hieronymos on Tuesday called on all Metropolitans, the heads of ecclesiastical districts, to help ensure the diligent, undeviating observance of all health safety restrictions during Epiphany Day church services on Wednesday, ANA reports.

Hieronymos conveyed his message to Metropolitans in an official synodical letter, according to Tuesday’s press statement by the Church of Greece’s Standing Holy Synod.

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