March 27: Urbi et Orbi Blessing by Pope Francis
All members of the faithful and other Christians are invited to participate in the special prayer of the Holy Father taking place in St. Peter’s Square Friday, March 27, 2020 at 6 pm Rome time (12 noon CST).
The event will be broadcast live on the Vatican News website here, and the Holy Father will grant to all participants the Plenary Indulgence before imparting the Urbi et Orbi blessing.
For conditions for the Plenary Indulgence, read the Vatican decree here on the Vatican website.
- Pope announces extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing (Vatican News)
- What is an Indulgence/Myths about Indulgences (Catholic Answers)