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11 Apr 2020
Easter, Passover, Ramadan — how can the faithful fulfill their religious obligations when large gatherings are forbidden due to the coronavirus. Sabine Kinkartz says it's possible, but it requires a bit of creativity.
11 Apr 2020
It's a Holy Week unlike any other: the faithful have been kept at bay in Rome... and Jerusalem, where citizens are under orders to comply with strict observance of social distancing during Passover celebrations. François Picard's panel also ponders whether Covid-19 might force Saudi Arabia to rethink its campaign in Yemen, whether despite Brexit, the Queen of England has emerged as a symbol of European unity... and the upside of being confined to the kitchen during lockdown.

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