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Charles Talley, O.F.M., is a Franciscan friar from California (Province of St. Barbara) and the pastor of Kristi Lekamens Church, in Visby, Sweden.
A solitary customer in a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 28. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Politics & Society Short Take
Charles TalleyMay 25, 2020
The Swedish approach to Covid-19 has been to suggest rather than mandate social distancing, reports the pastor of a small island parish in the Baltic. So far that has meant a higher death toll than in other Nordic countries.