The Prefecture of the Papal Household gave this news through a press release of the Holy See Press Office, today, Aug. 26, 2020.
“Following the health indications of the Authorities, ” the statement underscored, “the General Audiences in September will take place in the San Damaso Courtyard of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace, starting at 9:30 a.m.”
“Participation,” it explained, “will be open to all who wish, without the need for tickets.”
Individuals will be able to enter from the Bronze Doors of the right colonnade of St. Peter’s Square, as early as 7:30 am.
In the past, General Audiences were held in St. Peter’s Square, or in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall.