Pope Francis led his first Easter services since becaming pontiff, as millions of Christians worldwide marked Good Friday.
Pope Francis has so far failed to mention the Rohingya on his week-long trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh. At the Rohingya refugee camps Cox's Bazar, those familiar with the pontiff are hoping he will address their plight.
Crisis management, Catholic style: During his visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, Pope Francis will make a stand against the political abuse of religion. It's an extremely delicate mission, says DW's Astrid Prange.
Pope Francis has appealed to Myanmar's Buddhist clergy to reconcile people of different ethnicities and religions in a country plagued by decades of conflict. The pontiff also celebrated Mass with some 150,000 people.
During his trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh, the pope is pushing for "the wealth of our differences" to be part of the conversations between religions. Some in Germany see the Pope's approach as part of a long-term trend.
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