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Online services, empty churches as Orthodox Christians mark Easter under lockdown

France 24 Sunday, 19 April 2020
More than 260 million Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter Sunday, with church leaders asking worshippers to stay at home to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus. 
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