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Burning effigy of Judas an Easter tradition in Greek town

ERMIONI, Greece – A town on Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula has observed Orthodox Easter by burning an effigy of Judas. A fleet of about 20 small boats circled around a raft bearing a wire model of the apostle who betrayed Jesus Christ, then set the figure alight. On land in the town on Ermioni, over 1,000 […]