Pope Francis delivers Easter plea for peace

Pope Francis

Credit: AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis

Pope Francis has called for peace around the world, as part of his first Easter Sunday message since being elected. In his Urbi et Orbi address he spoke of conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, but in particular focused on Syria where he asked: “How much suffering must there be before a solution is found?” Click here for the BBC’s profile of Pope Francis.