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Epiphany Day celebrations

Men jump in the waters of a lake to catch a wooden crucifix during a celebration of Epiphany Day in Sofia, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Men jump in the waters of a lake to catch a wooden crucifix during a celebration of Epiphany Day in Sofia, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Men jump in the waters of a lake to catch a wooden crucifix during a celebration of Epiphany Day in Sofia, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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Greek Orthodox men help a faithful who fainted after jumping into the Golden Horn to retrieve a wooden crucifix during the Epiphany ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Greek Orthodox men help a faithful who fainted after jumping into the Golden Horn to retrieve a wooden crucifix during the Epiphany ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Greek Orthodox men help a faithful who fainted after jumping into the Golden Horn to retrieve a wooden crucifix during the Epiphany ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Men dance in the icy waters of Tundzha river during a celebration of Epiphany Day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Men dance in the icy waters of Tundzha river during a celebration of Epiphany Day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Men dance in the icy waters of Tundzha river during a celebration of Epiphany Day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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Greek Orthodox faithful Nikolaos Solis, a pilgrim from Greece, reaches out to retrieve a wooden crucifix as he swims in the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Greek Orthodox faithful Nikolaos Solis, a pilgrim from Greece, reaches out to retrieve a wooden crucifix as he swims in the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Greek Orthodox faithful Nikolaos Solis, a pilgrim from Greece, reaches out to retrieve a wooden crucifix as he swims in the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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People dressed as the Three Kings attend a parade through the streets during the Epiphany Day celebrations in Kaunas, Lithuania January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People dressed as the Three Kings attend a parade through the streets during the Epiphany Day celebrations in Kaunas, Lithuania January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People dressed as the Three Kings attend a parade through the streets during the Epiphany Day celebrations in Kaunas, Lithuania January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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Participants take part in the traditional Three Kings swim to celebrate Epiphany at the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Participants take part in the traditional Three Kings swim to celebrate Epiphany at the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Participants take part in the traditional Three Kings swim to celebrate Epiphany at the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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An Orthodox faithful kisses a wooden crucifix during Epiphany day celebrations in the southern suburb of Faliro in Athens, Greece January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

An Orthodox faithful kisses a wooden crucifix during Epiphany day celebrations in the southern suburb of Faliro in Athens, Greece January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

An Orthodox faithful kisses a wooden crucifix during Epiphany day celebrations in the southern suburb of Faliro in Athens, Greece January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Worshippers and pilgrims take a dip in the waters of the Jordan River during a baptism ceremony at the Qasr el-Yahud site, near Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Worshippers and pilgrims take a dip in the waters of the Jordan River during a baptism ceremony at the Qasr el-Yahud site, near Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Worshippers and pilgrims take a dip in the waters of the Jordan River during a baptism ceremony at the Qasr el-Yahud site, near Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Orthodox faithful raise a wooden crucifix during Epiphany day celebrations in the southern suburb of Faliro in Athens, Greece January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Orthodox faithful raise a wooden crucifix during Epiphany day celebrations in the southern suburb of Faliro in Athens, Greece January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Orthodox faithful raise a wooden crucifix during Epiphany day celebrations in the southern suburb of Faliro in Athens, Greece January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he leads the Mass for the Epiphany of the Lord in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he leads the Mass for the Epiphany of the Lord in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he leads the Mass for the Epiphany of the Lord in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Pilgrims take a dip in the waters of the Jordan River during a baptism ceremony at the Qasr el-Yahud site, near Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Pilgrims take a dip in the waters of the Jordan River during a baptism ceremony at the Qasr el-Yahud site, near Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Pilgrims take a dip in the waters of the Jordan River during a baptism ceremony at the Qasr el-Yahud site, near Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Men dressed up as Melchior, Gaspar and Balthasar, the Three Wise Men, participate in the Epiphany parade in Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Men dressed up as Melchior, Gaspar and Balthasar, the Three Wise Men, participate in the Epiphany parade in Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Men dressed up as Melchior, Gaspar and Balthasar, the Three Wise Men, participate in the Epiphany parade in Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A woman wearing a costume of an angel attends the traditional Epiphany parade in Madrid, Spain, January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman wearing a costume of an angel attends the traditional Epiphany parade in Madrid, Spain, January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman wearing a costume of an angel attends the traditional Epiphany parade in Madrid, Spain, January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Men dressed as the Three Kings greet spectators as they ride camels during the Three Kings procession across the medieval Charles Bridge marking the beginning of Epiphany, in Prague, Czech Republic January 5, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Men dressed as the Three Kings greet spectators as they ride camels during the Three Kings procession across the medieval Charles Bridge marking the beginning of Epiphany, in Prague, Czech Republic January 5, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Men dressed as the Three Kings greet spectators as they ride camels during the Three Kings procession across the medieval Charles Bridge marking the beginning of Epiphany, in Prague, Czech Republic January 5, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Men dance and sing in the icy waters of Tundzha river during a celebration of Epiphany Day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Men dance and sing in the icy waters of Tundzha river during a celebration of Epiphany Day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Men dance and sing in the icy waters of Tundzha river during a celebration of Epiphany Day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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