“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Pope’s Easter message includes Middle East

Vatican City (ENInews)–Pope Benedict XVI used his traditional Easter message on 9 April to call for an end to the conflict in Syria, while his shorter-than-usual “Urbi et Orbi” blessing and frail appearance spurred speculation that his health might be worsening. “

May the risen Christ grant hope to the Middle East and enable all the ethnic, cultural and religious groups in that region to work together to advance the common good and respect for human rights,” he told about 100,000 people gathered in St. Peter’s Square. [335 words, ENI-12-0204]

Ecumenical News International News Highlights
9 April 2012

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