St. peter’s Square

Pope to lead prayer for virus’ end in empty St. Peter’s Square

Pope to lead prayer for virus’ end in empty St. Peter’s Square

Pope Francis due on Friday to appear in an empty St. Peter’s Square to lead special prayers asking God for an end of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The live-streamed service was expected to start at 6 p.m. (1700 GMT) and last about an hour, meaning that the sun was due to set over the proceedings. […]