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Advisory for broadcasters: Vatican announces worldwide telecast information for Holy Week, Easter


WASHINGTON—The Vatican Television Center has released information for broadcasters regarding worldwide telecasts of events presided over by Pope Francis during Holy Week and Easter. All times are UTC/GMT (Coordinate Universal Time/Greenwich Mean Time).

  • Good Friday, March 25, 20.15-22.00 hours, Way of the Cross, presided over by Pope Francis at the Colosseum.
  • Easter Sunday, March 27, 08:15-10:30 hours, Mass presided over by Pope Francis immediately followed by the Message and Blessing “Urbi et Orbi” (To the City and to the World) from St. Peter’s Square.

These ceremonies will be live streamed with audio commentaries in English and Spanish available at:

Information about satellite distribution will be available online:

Inquiries should be made to Vatican Television Center (CTV) at or by telephone, +39 06 698 85300, or fax, +39 06 698 85665.