Pope Francis said the power of the Christian message gave hope to the deprived.
Thousands of the faithful gathered in the Vatican's Saint Peter's Square to hear Pope Francis deliver the annual "Urbi et Orbi" - "to the city and to the world" - Easter address.
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In his Easter appeal for peace throughout the world, Pope Francis made special mention of the ongoing "carnage" in Syria and the recent violence along Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.
'This Easter, may the light of the risen Christ illumine the consciences of all political and military leaders, so that a swift end may be brought to the carnage in course, ' he said.
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The central theme of the message was military conflicts in the world, in particular in Ukraine, Syria, Yemen and South Sudan, the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, as well as starvation and terrorism in Africa.
His timely remarks followed the deaths on Friday of Palestinian protesters who charged toward Gaza's border with Israel, the area's deadliest violence in four years.
"May there be no lack of solidarity with all those forced to leave their native lands and lacking the bare essentials for living", said Francis, who has often championed the causes of migrants and refugees.
There was a heavy security presence for his high profile speech with the thousands of people who attended undergo heavy security checks to enter St Peter's Square.
Francis, celebrating his sixth Easter as Roman Catholic leader since his election in 2013, urged his listeners to work for an end to the "so many acts of injustice" in the world.
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At the start of the most solemn period of the Catholic Church calendar, Francis lay prostrate in front of the altar in St. In Zomba, hundreds also took time to commemorate Good Friday and to share the pain of the Messiah.
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