Pomp and cer­e­mony for sa­cred icon on Ti­nos

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Sailors from the Hel­lenic Navy carry an icon of the Vir­gin Mary on Ti­nos on Satur­day dur­ing an event to mark the Dor­mi­tion of the Vir­gin, a na­tional hol­i­day. The event was at­tended by Pres­i­dent Prokopis Pavlopou­los, sev­eral mem­bers of the gov­ern­ment and Bishop Dorotheos of Syros, Ti­nos, An­dros, Kea and Mi­los. The icon, from the is­land’s Evan­ge­lis­tria Church, is known as ‘Our Lady of Ti­nos’ and is said to have mir­a­cle-work­ing pow­ers, at­tract­ing thou­sands of wor­ship­pers at this time of year.

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