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Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp

Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp
Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp
Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp
Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp
Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp
Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp
Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp
Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos makes a pilgrimage to a piece of the True Cross at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa at the “Papagos” Camp

The Minister of National Defence Mr. Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos welcomed a piece of the True Cross from the Holy Temple of Agioi Isidoroi, Lycabettus, which is now displayed for pilgrimage at the Holy Temple of Pantanassa in the “Papagos” Camp.

The holy relic was carried by chaplain Dimitrios Loupasakis before a detachment rendering honours. The ceremony was also attended by the Deputy Minister of National Defence Mr. Alkiviadis Stefanis, the HNDGS Chief General Konstantinos Floros, the HAFGS Chief Lieutenant General Georgios Blioumis, the HAGS Chief Lieutenant General Charalambos Lalousis and the HNGS Chief Vice –Admiral Stylianos Petrakis.

Then followed a pilgrimage of the True Cross by military and civilian personnel serving at the Ministry and the General Staffs, in accordance with the current measures to control the spread of “Covid-19” and avoid overcrowding.