Pope Francis leads a prayer service in an empty St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 27, 2020. At the conclusion of the service the pope held the Eucharist as he gave an extraordinary blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world). The service was livestreamed in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Guglielmo Mangiapane, pool via Reuters) See POPE-BLESSING-COVID-19 March 27, 2020.
By Tony Magliano
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Siciliani/Pool/Spaziani/UPI/MAXPPP - Pope Francis celebrates a Pentecost Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Sunday, May 31, 2020. A limited number of the faithful attended due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions as Pope Francis urged Christians to be the builders of unity. Pool Photo by Siciliani/Spaziani/UPI (MaxPPP TagID: maxnewsfrfour520585.jpg) [Photo via MaxPPP]