Christmas 2020: An Empty ‘St. Peter’s Square’ In The Vatican City, Italy (Video)

St. Peter’s Square was eerily empty on Christmas Day Friday as Italians are under a nationwide lockdown for much of the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

St. Peter’s Square is a large plaza located directly in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City, the papal enclave inside Rome, directly west of the neighborhood or rione of Borgo. Both the square and the basilica are named after Saint Peter, an apostle of Jesus considered by Catholics to be the first Pope.

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