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Pope Francis delivers the Angelus live-streamed from the library of the Apostolic Palace March 22, 2020. The pope announced he will give an extraordinary blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time March 27 in an "empty" St. Peter's Square because all of Italy is on lockdown to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. (CNS/Vatican Media)