Pope celebrates Easter at the Vatican
Pope Francis took his first Easter Sunday mass as pontiff in front of more than 200,000 faithful in St Peter’s Square.
He made an Easter Sunday plea for peace, evoking conflicts in Syria, and between Israelis and Palestinians. He also urged reconciliation between North Korea and South Korea. Pope Francis prayed that Christ would help people “change hatred into love, vengeance into forgiveness, war into peace.“ge hatred into love, vengeance into forgiveness, war into peace”.