Here below is Pope Francis' 'Urbi et Orbi' [to the City and to the World] Easter Message.
“O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his mercy endures for ever” (Ps 135:1)
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter!
Jesus Christ, the incarnation of God’s mercy, out of love for us, died on the cross, and out of love he rose again from the dead. That is why we proclaim today: Jesus is Lord!
His resurrection fulfils the prophecy of the Psalm: God’s mercy endures for ever; it never dies. We can trust him completely, and we thank him because for our sake he descended into the depths of the abyss.
Before the spiritual and moral abysses of mankind, before the chasms that open up in hearts...READ MORE