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Pope Francis to Bless Satellite Set to Launch His Words of Hope and Peace Into Space

National Catholic RegisterPope Francis gives an extraordinary ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing from the loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica March 27, 2020.

According to the Vatican, the miniaturized satellite will hold a copy of a book documenting the Pope’s blessing of March 27, 2020, when, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, he blessed the world from St. Peter’s Square.