Many years ago a couple from Turkey (namely Antakya, Hatai) came to live in Paris. There they found jobs and settled in a suburb of Paris. Their names are Esat and Sevin Altindagoglu.
In their Paris home one can always see many guests not only from France but from abroad as well. All of them come to see an icon which head of the family calls “a miracle.” The Orthodox icon of Holy Theotokos of the Byzantine period that the family obtained in Antakya and brought with them to Paris (though they are Muslims) began shedding tears, reports the Greek Romfea portal.
According to the Altindagoglus, the icon was given them in 2006 by a Greek monk from Libya. As soon as they received this icon they felt its great holiness and an unexplainable atmosphere of peace has reigned in their home since then.
When they moved to Paris they took this venerated icon with them. When the icon was placed in a separate room in the new house it at once started weeping, according to the couple’s evidence. The news speedily spread not only among Turks, but also among Christians.
The icon, “All-holy Virgin,” as the Turkish family called it, soon became an object of veneration and a source of miracles.
The news of the new icon spread literally all over the world and now pilgrims from such countries as Germany and Belgium are coming to venerate the Mother of God.