Belated Easter Saturday liturgy to be held in churches across Greece

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At midnight on May 26, churches around Greece are to hold Easter Saturday services after they had been banned in March due to the lockdown.

The faithful are to gather in churches and sing Resurrection hymns and experience the solemn atmosphere of the service.

Churches were reopened on May 17 after an almost two-month lockdown, which resulted in Easter services taking place without congregations. 

Meanwhile in Australia, certain churches have re-opened with strict hygiene precautions such as hand sanitiser at the door, and many are only allowing 10 people inside the church and 20 people outside (with social distancing measures enforced).

READ MORE: Parishioners rejoice as Greek Orthodox churches reopen in Australia.

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