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The Resurrection of Christ is the ‘contagion of hope,’ Pope says in Easter message

April 12, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis celebrated Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica (video, booklet) and bestowed his Easter blessing Urbi et Orbi [To the City and the World]. “Today the Church’s proclamation echoes throughout the world: ‘Jesus Christ is risen!’ – ‘He is truly risen!’” he said at the beginning of his Easter message. “Like a new flame this Good News springs up in the night: the night of a world already faced with epochal challenges and now oppressed by a pandemic severely testing our whole human family. In this night, the Church’s voice rings out: ‘Christ, my hope, has arisen!’”

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