“Love triumphs!” Text of pope’s Easter message

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April 5, 2015

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican’s English translation of Pope Francis’ Easter message. He delivered it from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica today before giving his solemn blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world).

Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at Vatican

Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican April 5. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Jesus Christ is risen!

Love has triumphed over hatred, life has conquered death, light has dispelled the darkness!

Read more and watch the Easter Mass at the Vatican in The Visitor…