Christians across the world celebrate Easter

April 5, 2015 9:50 AM

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and tens of thousands of people have braved a rainstorm for Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square.

Francis was shielded from the pelting rain by a canopy outside St. Peter's Basilica, while prelates carried umbrellas in the yellow and white colors of the Vatican. Following days of warm temperatures and sunshine, Rome early Sunday was lashed by thunderstorms, and the faithful wore rain slickers an...

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