Bells in Lesbos will be ringing mournfully at 20:00 and the Akathist Hymn will be chanted in all the churches on the island of Lesbos.
Starting from 12:00 when the Erdogan’s government was calling for the first official Muslim prayer in Hagia Sophia Museum, the bells were ringing mournfully and the flags were flying half staff on the island of Lesbos. Metropolitan Markos of Chios will preside over the Akathis Hymn service on the evening at the Metropolitan Church of Sts. Minas, Victor and Vincent.
Bells were ringing mournfully all day at the churches of Karlovasi, Samos.