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Evening Prayer in St. Peter’s Basilica

At 7:30 on the evening of April 6, Bishop Echevarría presided at the “Evening Prayer” held everyday during the Jubilee in the atrium of St. Peter’s Basilica. [1] On the Thursdays in Lent, students from the various universities in Rome took part in this liturgical act, with a radio hookup to another European university.

On this occasion some two thousand students from the University Campus Biomedico of Rome took part, in conjunction with a radio hookup to the International University of Catalonia in Barcelona. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the participants received the Pope’s blessing by radio.

[1] Cf. Homily of the Prelate on page 60.

Romana, No. 30, January-June 2000, pag. 0.