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Prayer Vigil and Mass for Peace to Be Held at Tomb of St. Francis in Assisi

Tiziana FabiThe Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, shown in 2020, contains the tomb of the medieval saint. It will be the site of a prayer vigil and Mass for Peace Feb. 26-27.

A Feb. 24 appeal, co-signed by the city’s mayor and five priests, called for a return to dialogue and negotiation and expressed sympathy with people suffering the consequences of war.