Pope Francis on the balcony overlooking St Peter's Square
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Pope highlights plight of war in Christmas blessing

Pope Francis has emphasised the plight of victims of war, particularly in Iraq and Syria, in his traditional Christmas blessing from St Peter's Square.

The Archbishop of Canterbury was unable to deliver his message due to a heavy cold, it was released online instead.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 25 Dec 2014
  • From the section UK
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