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Pope Francis postpones annual Peter’s Pence collection

Pope Francis moves the date of the annual Peter’s Pence Collection to 4 October, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Below is a Vatican News translation of the full statement:

“In view of the current health crisis, the Holy Father has decided that, for this year 2020, the Peter’s Pence Collection, which traditionally takes place around the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, on 29 June, will be transferred throughout the world to the XXVII Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 4, the day dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi.”

29 April 2020, 14:12