Best of News

Keywords

Greek Orthodox swimmers are back to the shore after the competition... News PhotoCelebration,Competition,Day,Epiphany,Europe,Golden Horn - Istanbul,Greek Orthodox,Horizontal,Istanbul,Religion,Swimming,Wood - MaterialPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGreek Orthodox swimmers are back to the shore after the competition to retrieve the wooden cross from the Bosphorus river's Golden Horn after a mass as part of celebrations of the Epiphany day at the Church of Fener Orthodox Patriarchiate in Istanbul, on January 6, 2013. The Orthodox faith uses the old Julian calendar in which Christmas falls 13 days after its more widespread Gregorian calendar counterpart on December 25. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)