Special ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing
by Pope Francis
Friday 27th March at St Peter’s Basilica
On Friday, 27th March, Pope Francis will preside over
special prayers and a special ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing
at 6pm in Rome (5pm Irish time) at St Peter’s Basilica, Rome.
Pope Francis said, “I invite everyone to participate spiritually through the means of communication”.
This blessing “to the City and to the World” is normally only given on Christmas and Easter.
The Director of the Holy See Press Office confirmed that
the ceremony will be broadcast live from the Vatican,
beginning at 6 pm in Rome (5pm Irish time).