Special Blessing from Pope Francis this Friday


Pope Francis will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at 1 p.m. Friday ET (6 p.m. Rome time), in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The live event will also feature Scripture readings and Eucharistic Adoration, and the benediction will include the possibility of receiving a plenary indulgence. The Statio Orbis including the prayer presided over …

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