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Urbi et Orbi: Easter message of Pope Francis

Hundreds of thousands of faithful filled the St Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday to celebrate with the Holy Father the joy of Easter.
In a world troubled by so many disturbing events Pope Francis in his Urbi et Orbi Easter message, prayed with those gathered for peace in Nigeria where terrorist attacks have targeted many Christians, and remembered those suffering in Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone and Liberia from the deadly Ebola epidemic.
He also prayed for Ukraine and Syria that are going through a very turbulent moment.
Francis took note of the fact that the Catholic celebrations of Easter Sunday, this year coincides with the Easter observance of the Orthodox churches. Ukraine has a large Orthodox following.
Find here below a full English text of the Holy Father’s Urbi et Orbi Easter message



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