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  1. How will the Pope's Christmas Eve Mass be different in times of Covid?

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    Video caption: Just 100 people will attend the mass, as Italy enters a strict lockdown today

    Just 100 people will attend the mass, as Italy enters a strict lockdown today

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: Tourists light on the ground at the Vatican

    The BBC's Quentin Somerville gets to see the Sistine Chapel without the crowds.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: Pope Francis delivers mass behind closed doors

    Pope Francis calls for global solidarity with a mass held behind closed doors on Easter Sunday.

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    Video caption: Pope Francis marks Holy Week in near-empty basilica

    A small number of worshippers attended the mass, while observing social distancing.

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    Video caption: Pope gives prayer to empty St Peter's Square

    The service usually only happens twice a year but was given as Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 9,000.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: Pope Francis delivers blessing via videolink

    Due to the threat of coronavirus, Pope Francis delivers his weekly blessing via videolink to avoid large crowds gathering in the Vatican.