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Pope gives prayer to empty St Peter's Square

BBC News Friday, 27 March 2020
The service usually only happens twice a year but was given as Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 9,000.
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Pope Francis said the coronavirus had put everyone "in the same boat" as he held a dramatic, solitary prayer service in St. Peter's Square on Friday, urging the world to see the crisis as a test of solidarity and a reminder of basic values. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

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