An official note issued from the Archbishop’s House, San Thome is asking Catholics to join the Pope in a special prayer today.
Here is the note –
Dear brothers and sisters, Our Holy Father Pope Francis, invites all faithful to pray one ‘Our Father’ on 25th March 2020, Wednesday, on the day of Solemnity of Annunciation, against COVID-19 at 12 noon Central European Time, corresponding to 4.30 pm Indian Standard Time.
Therefore, I invite all of you priests, religious and the laity of our archdiocese to unite in prayer at 4.30 pm and recite the Lord’s prayer with total faith and hope, so that God in His mercy may save us.
The note was signed by archbishop Geoge Antonysamy, archbishop of Madras-Mylapore.