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At least one dead after shootout at Eastern Ukraine checkpoint

A shootout took place Sunday at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, which the insurgents and the Ukrainian police said left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

Pope's Easter Message 'Urbi et Orbi'

The following is the text of the Vatican's official English-language translation of Pope Francis' Easter Sunday `'Urbi et Orbi" (Latin for `to the city and to the world') read by him in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis prays for peace in Ukraine, Syria in Easter greeting

Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.

Text of traditional Easter message by Pope Francis delivered at Vatican

The following is the text of the Vatican's official English-language translation of Pope Francis' Easter Sunday "Urbi et Orbi" (Latin for 'to the city and to the world') read by him in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica.

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