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    Representation of the transfer of the Cross again this year in the Kathekas

    The representation of the transfer of the Holy Cross by Jesus Christ, from Praetorium to Calvary, was resurrected again this year in the mountain community of Kathika. Local and foreign visitors, as well as residents of the village, gathered, as every year on Good Friday, to witness the custom, which has been observed in the community with reverence for over 40 years. strong>

    The cross was carried by the head of the community of Kathika Menelaos Tourvas, accompanied by members of the Ecclesiastical Committee as well as residents of the community. He led a march of about half a kilometer, from the chapel of Agios Onofrios to Panagia Evangelistria, in the center of the community.

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    “This year we continue the tradition of carrying the Cross from Jesus Christ to Calvary”said the Koinotarchis, noting that the tradition has been observed for more than 40 years, after the late priest of the Papasavvas community visited the Holy Land, Jerusalem and saw the custom. Then he came to the Katheka building the Cross and began the representation of the Crucifixion of Christ, Mr. Turvas added. . He said that people participate in this custom, which is also watched by visitors from other cities, as well as from abroad.

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    Athinodoros Georgiou, who participated in the custom of representation, said that the procession to Golgotha ​​is revived every year on the morning of Good Friday, with him participating in the custom every year.

    The priest of the community, father Tarasios, originally from Ukraine, referred to the importance of preserving traditions, saying that the morals and customs are in his “heart”.

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