The pomegranate fruit has been used throughout history and in virtually every religion as a symbol of humanity’s central beliefs and ideals, namely, life and death, rebirth and eternal life, fertility and marriage, and abundance.
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The Civil Protection Secretariat Official Guidelines
The General Secretariat for Civil Protection (www.civilprotection.gr) Interior Ministry has asked the competent Greek government agencies in charge and the regions and municipalities of the country, for increased civil protection preparedness,and to directly respond to any severe weather phenomena emergencies .
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The gifts of the Magi, the wise men to the Newborn Jesus are intact and safeguarded in a monastery in Greece. During this Christmas the priceless gifts have been displayed from the Monastery of St. Paul, one of twenty monasteries on the Mount Athos peninsula to St. Tito Church in Heraklion Crete for public praying…..
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“We open our arms, on these very moments, to those who are the weak, and I believe this reflects the feelings of the vast majority of the Greek people. Despite our difficulties we keep an attitude of dignity, and this is much greater wealth and much larger surplus ….”
Vandals on Saturday Dec 18, 2016 set fire on a Greek Orthodox church of Archangel Michael in the Lagolio village of Crete.The unknown perpetrators, burned holy icons and part of the chancel and wrote “Allah is great” in Arabic on the walls,
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“We found a town square and a street grid that indicate that we are dealing with quite a large city. The area inside the city wall measures over 40 hectares.
“We also found ancient pottery and coins that can help to date the city”the leader of the team, Robin Ronnlund said in his statement.
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