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Holy Smoke

Kathryn Quinn

Worshippers are claiming a miracle after icons and frescoes in their church began to shed centuries of soot from candle smoke to reveal the original colours beneath.

The spectacular revelations - at St. Demetrios Orthodox church, in Skopje, Macedonia - began with one image of the Virgin Mary and spread to other artworks around the chapel.

"It is truly a miracle. No-one has cleaned them, touched them, or moved them," said one church-goer.

"The soot is simply falling off them," they added.




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