Turkey: Poroshenko watches on as Orthodox faithful dive for Epiphany cross

The Greek Orthodox Christian community of Istanbul held its annual Epiphany ritual with the traditional blessing of the waters in Istanbul's Golden Horn, on Sunday. The Holy Cross was cast into the waters while a group of faithful jumped in to retrieve it. The event was observed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. On Epiphany, the Greek Orthodox Church marks Jesus' baptism by John The... Еще Baptist in the Jordan River.

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