Pope Francis’ Christmas wish for fraternity

The following is the official English translation of Pope Francis’ ‘Urbi et Orbi’ (to the city and the world) message, given at the Vatican on Dec. 25. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas! To you, the faithful of Rome, to you, the

Pope implores hope, peace in Easter message

On April 1, Pope Francis delivered his “urbi et orbi” (to the city of Rome and the world) Easter message from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to the crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square. The full English translation