Pope delivers Easter message to thousands of teens

STORY: Francis welcomed the young pilgrims but also expressed his worry about their future after the global pandemic and the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

"In addition to the pandemic, Europe is experiencing a terrible war," Francis said.

"While injustices and violence that destroy humanity and the planet continue in many parts of the world, it is often your peers who pay the highest price."

"Not only is their existence compromised and made insecure, but their dreams for the future are destroyed," he added.

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