Pope’s lament: Icy winds of war buffet humanity at Christmas


              Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Faithful listen to Pope Francis Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              A Swiss guard salute members of the Italian army marching towards the St.Peter's Basilica prior to the start of Pope Francis Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Swiss guards stand at the attention prior to the start of Pope Francis Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Pope Francis waves to faithful as he delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope’s lament: Icy winds of war buffet humanity at Christmas