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Get the pope’s Easter Sunday ‘urbi et orbi’ blessing live at noon (6 am EST) here

Kathleen N. Hattrup - published on 04/10/20

The blessing will follow the Mass that begins at 11 am (5 am EST)

Pope Francis will celebrate Easter Sunday Mass beginning at 11 am Rome time (5 am EST).

Following Mass he will give the traditional “urbi et orbi” blessing (to the City of Rome and the World). This Easter blessing offers the possibility of gaining a plenary indulgence.




Read more:
Why the pope’s blessing on March 27 is absolutely unique

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