Pope Francis, in Easter message, slams weapons spending in time of COVID-19

Posted by on April 4, 2021 10:55 am
Categories: US National Stories

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis urged countries in his Easter message on Sunday to quicken distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly to the world’s poor, and called armed conflict and military spending during a pandemic “scandalous”.  Coronavirus has meant this has been the second year in a row that Easter papal services have been attended by…