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Pope delivers Easter message

Posted by wlpo on April 5, 2015

Pope Francis has delivered an Easter message of cautious hope in his annual “Urbi et Orbi” message. He praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Earlier, he celebrated an outdoor Mass in St. Peter’s square attended by tens of thousands of people despite a downpour. Thousands of visitor also crowded the Holy Land where the cavernous Holy Sepulcher church in Jerusalem was packed with worshippers.

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