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Orthodox church forsakes Via Dolorosa procession in Jerusalem

Reuters Friday, 17 April 2020
The streets of Jerusalem's Old City were eerily quiet on Friday, after Greek Orthodox church authorities cancelled the traditional Easter procession along the Via Dolorosa amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
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