Good Friday services to be held across Cyprus

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Good Friday services to be held across Cyprus
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Christians across Cyprus will be gathering to celebrate the Good Friday services today, where the funereal hymns will be chanted and the procession of the tomb of Christ, ‘Epitafios’, will occur. 

 

Traditionally, the tomb is decorated with flowers and the icon of Christ is placed within, for believers to worship.  Believers pass underneath the ‘Epitafios’ after presenting themselves in front of the icon.  

 

The ‘Epitafios’ is then lifted and taken on a procession through the streets, with believers, once again, passing underneath the tomb before it is returned...


Good Friday services to be held across Cyprus


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