Vatican City, Apr 2, 2021 / 04:00 am America/Denver (CNA).
Pope Francis on the morning of Good Friday visited the auditorium where the Vatican is vaccinating 1,200 people in need this week.
The Holy See Press Office said the pope went to the Pope Paul VI Hall shortly before 10:00 a.m. April 2 to greet the people waiting to receive their first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19.
Francis also spoke to the doctors and nurses who have volunteered their time to administer the vaccine.
The Office of Papal Charities is offering doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, purchased by the Holy See, to around 1,200 of "the poorest and most marginalized people" during Holy Week.