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Latest News Wires Pope Francis delivers Easter plea for peace

Devout Catholics from all over the world overflowed St. Peter's Square for Pope Francis's Easter Mass. The pope punctuated the service with prayers for regions of the world stricken by violence.

By Frances D'EmilioAssociated Press / April 20, 2014

Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.