Pope Francis to lead first Easter Sunday mass

Pope Francis pictured presiding over a Papal Mass inside St. Peter's Basilica on Friday. Credit: ABACA

Pope Francis will today celebrate his first Easter Sunday since his election earlier this month.

He will lead an open-air mass in St. Peter's Square before delivering an address to the world from his papal balcony.

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Easter around the world

Millions of Christians around the world are marking Easter this weekend with religious ceremonies, re-enactments or simply by seeing friends and family.