Vatican City, Oct 16, 2020 / 06:15 am
Pope Francis will attend an ecumenical prayer service and an interreligious ceremony for peace in Rome next week, the Vatican announced Friday.
The prayer service will be held at the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli in the afternoon on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and will include participants from other Christian traditions.
Following the prayer, Pope Francis will also join in a ceremony with representatives of the world's major religions, to take place in Campidoglio Square.
The square, which sits on Rome's Capitoline Hill, was designed by Michelangelo. The square's surrounding buildings house a city museum and Rome's town hall. The Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli is also on the Capitoline Hill.