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  • The pope sat at the window while Cardinal Sodano read a message on the pope's behalf, his traditional urbi ex orbi, the Sunday, the Easter Sunday blessing known as urbi ex orbi, which is to the city and to the world, in which the pope called for peace in the Middle East and Africa, as well as prayed for the victims of natural disaster and those suffering from hunger and poverty.

    CNN Transcript Mar 27, 2005

  • This Easter the urbi et orbi was read out by Cardinal Sodano.

    The Year of two Popes

  • It is not uncommon for cardinals to celebrate masses in the pope's stead, but the Easter urbi et orbi address is a pope's personal message "to the city and to the world."

    The Year of two Popes

  • Here is a Vatican translation of Benedict XVI's Easter message delivered today at midday before he imparted his blessing "urbi et orbi" to the city of Rome and the world.

    Archive 2008-03-23

  • I implore the international community to do everything possible to help Israelis and Palestinians to get out of this dead-end street and to not resign themselves -- as I said a few days ago in the "urbi et orbi" message -- to the perverse logic of confrontation and violence, but rather to give priority to the path of dialogue and negotiation.

    Archive 2008-12-28

  • "None of us can ever forget how in that last Easter Sunday of his life" -- not two weeks before -- "the Holy Father, marked by suffering, came once more to the window of the Apostolic Palace and one last time gave his blessing urbi et orbi," said Ratzinger, alluding to the papal benediction "to the city and the world."

    Prayers for New Life

  • Ingenue fateor me non intelligere cur ignobilius sit urbes bene munitas colere nunc quam olim, aut casae rusticae praesse quam urbi.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • A priori déficit habitat, et déficit urbi et orbi.

    Laureano writes to the Pope in Brazil

  • None of us can ever forget how in that last Easter Sunday of his life, the Holy Father, marked by suffering, came once more to the window of the Apostolic Palace and one last time gave his blessing urbi et orbi.

    USATODAY.com - Text of the homily at pope's funeral

  • The proprietors work in the spirit of urbi et orbi.

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Monday

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