Pope Francis presides over solemn vigil

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Pope Francis presided over a solemn vigil Saturday night, and ushered in Easter celebrations with a message of hope. (WPVI)

Pope Francis presided over a solemn vigil Saturday night, and ushered in Easter celebrations with a message of hope.

The pontiff entered the darkened St. Peter's Basilica with just a single candle.

During the lengthy service, Pope Francis baptized 12 adults from around the world.

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