Moment of prayer and “Urbi et Orbi” Blessing presided over by Pope Francis

April 1st, 2020

On Friday, March 27, 2020, Pope Francis held a special Urbi et Orbi – an extraordinary blessing “to the city and the world.” Usually delivered only on Christmas Day and Easter Sunday, this Urbi et Orbi was delivered by the Holy Father to help bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.