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World celebrates Easter despite lockdown

   Saturday April 11, 2020 - 7:50 AM
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Christians around the world are experimenting with new ways to spend Easter, as many countries remain under lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus.

Many congregations have been attending remote services online, while their clergy preach to cameras in empty churches.

In some places, traditions go on in defiance of the restrictions.

Easter falls on Sunday, April 12 this year. Unfortunately, this year's Easter Sunday will also take place as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused a number of states including Illinois, New York and California to issue shelter-in-place orders, close businesses and cancel school until mid-April at the earliest.

This may also put a damper on your Easter church, dinner or egg hunting plans, but fear not, there are plenty of things you can do from the comfort of your home to celebrate the spring holiday.

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