Pope Francis prays on the sagrato of St. Peter’s Square to deliver a special Urbi et Orbi Blessing to the world, on March 27, 2020 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis prayed in an empty St. Peter’s Square granting a plenary indulgence to the faithful and gave the extraordinary blessing to the City of Rome and the World in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The Pontiff prayed in front of The Salus Populi Romani icon and the crucifix of St. Marcellus, placed in front of the central door of St. Peter’s Basilica.