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#Urbi et Orbi

# urbi-et-orbi - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie In an empty St Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis calls for solidarity to face 'epochal challenge' of Covid-19 Easter Mass

In an empty St Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis calls for solidarity to face 'epochal challenge' of Covid-19

“This is not a time for self-centeredness, because the challenge we are facing is shared by all,” the pope said.

# urbi-et-orbi - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis says 'light of Christ is greater' than darkness 'in human hearts' in annual Christmas message Urbi Et Orbi

Pope Francis says 'light of Christ is greater' than darkness 'in human hearts' in annual Christmas message

The pontiff sent well wishes to all of those living in conflict areas this Christmas time.

# urbi-et-orbi - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis attacks 'insatiable greed' in world and calls for 'fraternity' among people Christmas Message

Pope Francis attacks 'insatiable greed' in world and calls for 'fraternity' among people

Crowds came from all over the world, meanwhile, to mark Christmas Day in Bethlehem.

# urbi-et-orbi - Monday 25 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The footsteps of Joseph and Mary': Pope Francis urges Catholics not to ignore migrants' plight this Christmas Urbi Et Orbi

'The footsteps of Joseph and Mary': Pope Francis urges Catholics not to ignore migrants' plight this Christmas

In a mass in Bethlehem, an archbishop used his homily to lambast the “Herods of today”.

# urbi-et-orbi - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 150,000 people attended the Pope's Easter mass Urbi Et Orbi

Over 150,000 people attended the Pope's Easter mass

He called on the international community to “prevent violence” in Ukraine.

# urbi-et-orbi - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Francis prays for child soldiers “robbed of their childhood” Urbi Et Orbi

Francis prays for child soldiers “robbed of their childhood”

The new Pope has delivered his first Christmas ‘urbi et orbi’ message.

# urbi-et-orbi - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter Pope Francis

Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter

In his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for Syria, the Korean peninsula and issued an appeal for hostages held by militants in Nigeria.

# urbi-et-orbi - Friday 1 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎ Sede Vacante

Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎

There’s more than a few similarities between the only two men to have resigned the papacy by choice.

# urbi-et-orbi - Monday 11 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election Sede Vacante

Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election

Because of the Ingravescentem aetatem, not all of the College of Cardinals get to fill the Petrine ministry. Didn’t you know?

# urbi-et-orbi - Sunday 8 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In full: Pope Benedict's Easter urbi et orbi address Urbi Et Orbi

In full: Pope Benedict's Easter urbi et orbi address

The full text of Pope Benedict’s Easter morning address the world’s Catholics, as delivered in Rome this morning.

# urbi-et-orbi - Sunday 24 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya Easter

Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya

The Urbi et Orbi message focuses on developments in Africa and the Middle East, as Benedict urges Europe to accept refugees.

From TheJournal.ie Urbi et Orbi: Pope Benedict XVI's Easter message Urbi Et Orbi

Urbi et Orbi: Pope Benedict XVI's Easter message

The full text of Pope Benedict’s address to the world’s Catholics, praying for diplomacy and dialogue in the Middle East.