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WATCH: Pope Francis leads Mass for Easter Sunday 2019

Apr 21, 2019 - 3:40 PM

After the Easter Sunday liturgy, Pope Francis is set to deliver his traditional Urbi et Orbi (To the City and To the World) speech. Watch it live on Rappler.

EASTER VIGIL. Pope Francis holds an altar candle as he arrives to preside over the Easter Vigil on April 20, 2019 at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 2, 2018

Apr 02, 2018 - 10:22 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Monday

EASTER VIGIL. Pope Francis holds the Paschal candle during the Easter Vigil at St Peter's Basilica on March 31, 2018, at the Vatican. Photo by AFP

Pope Francis urges end to 'carnage' in Syria in Easter message

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:45 PM

(UPDATED) The pontiff also prays for peace and harmony in the Korean Peninsula

WATCH: Pope Francis leads Easter Sunday Mass

Apr 01, 2018 - 4:09 PM

Pope Francis is set to deliver his traditional Urbi et Orbi (To the City and To the World) after the Easter Sunday Mass

EASTER VIGIL. Pope Francis holds the Paschal candle during the Easter Vigil at St Peter's Basilica on March 31, 2018, at the Vatican. Photo by AFP

Pope to wash asylum seekers' feet in Easter ritual

Mar 23, 2016 - 1:45 AM

Pope Francis will perform the ritual in the town of Castelnuovo di Porto to bring attention to the plight of refugees

epa05220417 Pope Francis presides over a Mass for the ordination of Monsignor Peter Brian Wells and Monsignor Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, 19 March 2016. EPA/GIUSEPPE LAMI

Pope Francis' Easter message: Be respectful, ready to help

Apr 05, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Christians should seek to live in service to one another not to be arrogant but rather respectful and ready to help

EASTER MESSAGE. Pope Francis greets the crowd from the central loggia of St Peters' basilica after the 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing for Rome and the world following the Easter Mass on April 5, 2015 in VaticanFILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP

Pope Francis makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace after gunbattle

Apr 20, 2014 - 7:35 PM

The pope also called for peace in Syria and prayed for the people struck by epidemic in Africa and internal conflict elsewhere in the world

Pope makes call to spread faith at Easter vigil

Apr 20, 2014 - 7:19 AM

Francis said the core of the Easter message was returning to the basics of faith and asking: Have I gone off on roads and paths which made me forget it?

SPREAD THE WORD. Pope Francis holds a candle during the Easter Vigil at the St Peter basilica in Vatican. Photo by Filippo Monteforte/AFP

God looks at the heart

Mar 31, 2013 - 5:58 PM

The challenge for the Church is to follow God s example: to address moral questions not with a judging eye but with a listening ear