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Coronavirus pandemic lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For Orthodox Christians, this is normally a time of reflection and mourning followed by joyful release, of centuries-old ceremonies steeped in symbolism and tradition.

But this year, Easter — by far the most significant religious holiday for the world’s roughly 300 million Orthodox — has essentially …