Virgin Mary Robe -Timia Esthita – in Cyprus

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The ‘Timia Esthita’, or the robe of the Virgin Mary, is one of the most sacred relics of Christianity. The relic will be coming to Cyprus for the first time on Thursday 18th and will be displayed at the Church of Constantinos and Eleni in Dali until May 23rd.

The dress was reportedly found in 473 AD and bought from a Jewish man in the Holy Land; it is kept at the state museum in Zugdidi, Georgia.

An official ceremony will take place on the Thursday at 6:30pm and from then on it can be viewed by the public from 6:30am – 10:00pm daily until May 23rd.

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Anna Georghallides is an independent animal rescuer, activist, journalist and photographer. From 2015 - 2017 she was World Animal Day Ambassador for Cyprus. At home she and her partner Christian have a mini sanctuary of senior and disabled animals known as 'Even More Special' and they own the online magazine 'Paws Up' that helps pay their medical needs. In her spare time Anna enjoys cooking, reading and gardening.