St. Peter’s basilica closed
March 10, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: St. Peter’s basilica has been closed to the public, as Italian authorities tighten quarantine measures to curb the coronavirus epidemic. St. Peter’s Square, which is under the jurisdiction of Italian police, was closed at noon on March 10; Vatican officials followed suit by announcing that the basilica—now nearly inaccessible—would also be closed to visitors.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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