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With masks and gloves, Ukraine’s priests resume duties

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Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church priest Father Vasyl Gasynets distributes Holy Communion during Sunday Mass at a church in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, May 24, 2020. Gasynets has returned to conducting services at his Greek Catholic church in priestly raiment, but wearing a mask while distributing the sacraments. – AP Photo / Evgeniy Maloletka

Dusseldorf-based video journalist Mstyslav Chernov and Kyiv-based photographer Evgeny Maloletka teamed up for a deeply reported story on priests in Ukraine resuming religious services and visiting the sick and bereaved as the coronavirus pandemic’s grip slowly recedes.

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