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Ukraine's religious community perseveres amid horrors of war

Clip: 05/12/2022 | 6m 2s  | Video has closed captioning.

We are just weeks past Easter, the holiest day of the Christian calendar. For the 70 percent of Ukrainians who are orthodox, the day was freighted with extra meaning this year. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church split from its Russian parent when Vladimir Putin first invaded Ukraine eight years ago, and now religion's role in the conflict is front and center. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 05/12/22

Rating: NR

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