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San Damaso Courtyard, September venue for weekly General Audience San Damaso Courtyard, September venue for weekly General Audience 

General Audience to resume with members of the faithful present

The Prefecture of the Pontifical Household announces that members of the faithful can begin attending the weekly Wednesday General Audience in September.

The Prefecture of the Pontifical Household announced on Wednesday that as of Wednesday, 2 September, Pope Francis’s General Audience will once again take place “with the participation of the faithful.”

Following the hygiene directives issued by the competent authorities, the audiences for the month of September will be held in the Apostolic Palace’s San Damaso courtyard.

The statement says that attendance at these General Audiences “is open to anyone who wishes” to participate. It also notes that no ticket is necessary and that it begins at 9:30 am.

The Bronze Door under the right colonnade of St Peter's Square will serve as the entrance to the Courtyard. People wishing to attend will be allowed to enter beginning at  at 7:30 am.

26 August 2020, 12:31