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  THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION ~ At noon today!! 
Today, March 25, Pope Francis is inviting Catholics worldwide to join him in praying the Our Father in continued intercession for aid and consolation during the coronavirus outbreak.
A WORLDWIDE BLESSING on FRIDAY ~ 6 pm Rome Time
He will also be giving a special Urbi et Orbi Blessing on Friday, March 27. Read more info  here .
A PLENARY INDULGENCE GRANTED IN CURRENT PANDEMIC
The Apostolic Penitentiary issued a  special decree  granting a Plenary Indulgence to the faithful suffering from COVID-19, "as well as to health care workers, family members and all those who in any capacity, including through prayer, care for them." The recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy is one of a number of options that is mentioned in the Holy See’s decree, all to be done together with the other usual conditions for obtaining a plenary indulgence.
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