‘Unbreakable bond’ between humanity in spite of differences, Pope says
Pope Francis prayed for a world where all people would recognize that they are brothers and sisters and would work for justice and for peace in his formal Christmas message and blessing, .
The birth of Jesus proclaims that “God is a good father and we are all brothers and sisters. This truth is the basis of the Christian vision of humanity,” the pope said before giving his blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) and appealing for peace in Syria, Ukraine, the Holy Land, Yemen, Venezuela, Nicaragua and throughout Africa.
Tens of thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s