Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Message
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During the Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square, the Holy Father gave an unscripted homily. That text (in Italian) will be sent out to you shortly. The Pope’s Easter message “Urbi et Orbi” is given to the world at the end of mass, from the central loggia of the Vatican Basilica. Here is the English language translation of the “Urbi et Orbi” message:
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter!
Today, throughout the world, the Church echoes once more the astonishing message of the first disciples: “Jesus is risen!” – “He is truly risen, as he said!”
The ancient feast of