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Pope´s Easter Speech Pleas
for Peace, Mentions Nigeria

ThisDay [Nigeria], by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 3/31/2013 11:01:19 AM

Thousands were in St Peter´s Square for the Urbi et Orbi address. Pope Francis has delivered a passionate plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message since being elected. Francis used his "Urbi et Orbi" address to call for peace in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, where he singled out "above all dear Syria". "Christ is our peace, and through him we implore peace for all the world," the Pope told thousands in the square. (Snip) In his Urbi et Orbi (To the city and the world) speech, Pope Francis began with a simple "Happy Easter!"

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The Pope receives extensive positive daily coverage in the Nigerian press catering to the 40 million Catholics there, as he does in the press speaking to the 170 million Catholics on the African Continent. Clearly his election was guided by the Holy Spirit!

      


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