Greek Orthodox men kiss the wooden cross after it was being retrieved from the water during an Epiphany ceremony to bless the water in the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. ... more 
Greek Orthodox men kiss the wooden cross after it was being retrieved from the water during an Epiphany ceremony to bless the water in the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Similar ceremonies to mark Epiphany Day were held across Greece on river banks, seafronts and lakes. Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox christians threw a wooden cross into the water and swimmers raced to be the first to retrieve it.(AP Photo ) less 
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Fri, Jan 6, 2012 10:09 AM EST