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Around the world in ... 1300 Christmas lunches! The latest images from the Christian East: Russia and Ukraine

January 11 2016

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This last weekend the Christmas of mercy was celebrated even in countries of Orthodox tradition.

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A table that has gathered about 200,000 people: they are the lunches of the Christmas of  mercy that this year in 76 countries around the world have seen the poor and friends of the poor live together with what has been a real #MercyChristmas!  

These days, the photos of Christmas lunches in different countries keep coming to the newsroom, including Russia e Ucrainawhich celebrated the Orthodox Christmas on  7 January.

View the galleries: to go around the world around the same table!!

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