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LIVE: Pope celebrates Holy Thursday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis holds Mass for Holy Thursday in St. Peter's Basilica, instead of traveling to a prison or another facility, but from the Vatican at 6 p.m., Rome time. The washing of the feet will also not take place. 

For Holy Thursday, the typical morning Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica was postponed until after the pandemic. It is dedicated to priests and the Sacred oils used throughout the year are blessed.