May 24 at St. Peter’s square at the Vatican for the first few months of the restrictions associated with coronavirus infection, let the pilgrims during the prayer of Pope Francis. It is reported Vatican News.
“In connection with the weakening of quarantine measures in Italy on St. Peter’s square could get a small group of pilgrims, scattered throughout the area, keeping the distancing. They followed the words of the Pope and prayed with him through the television, and when he at the end of their calls looked out the window, greeted him with great enthusiasm. For the first time after several months the Holy father blessed not empty square”, – is spoken in the message.
The press service of the Vatican said Francis read the prayer “Queen of heaven”.
UNN said that the last time the Pope blessed the pilgrims in St. Peter’s square on March 8.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
On 7 may , the head of the press service of the Holy see Matteo Bruni reported that the Vatican is 12 patients with COVID-19, including the assistant of the Pope.