Pope makes Easter pleas for peace ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tina Fineberg/AP Eighteen-month-old Ariana Simmons posed on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Jason Fochtman/AP Kids rushed out to an open field to collect Easter eggs that were dropped by a helicopter in Spring, Texas. Jeff Taylor/AP Sisters Sophia (left), 3, and Marisol Aquila, 8, attended service in Winchester, Va., with their great-grandmother. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Emily Roman, 10, of South Boston stood in the back of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross with her father, Manuel Roman. DADO RUVIC/Reuters A Bosnian Catholic man shows eggs before an annual egg breaking competition after Mass in Fojnica. PILAR OLIVARES/Reuters Worshipers dressed as angels participated in the Easter Sunday procession in Ouro Preto, Brazil. Florida Keys News Bureau via Reuters Spencer Slate hid eggs amid eel grass in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo. KHAM/Reuters Father Matthew Vu Khoi Phung blessed political dissidents in Hanoi who gathered to pray for the release of a family who used guns and land mines to stop officials from seizing their land. Gregorio Borgia/AP Pope Francis held a jersey for the Buenos Aires soccer team, which was handed to him by a faithful congregant at the end of the Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Father Sebastian Rossouw O.M.I. sprinkled holy water at Regina Mundi Catholic Church in Johannesburg, South Africa. Robin Buckson/AP Pastor Sharon L. Mook (right) and congregants released balloons at Fort Street Presbyterian Church in Detroit. MARCELLO PATERNOSTRO/AFP/Getty Images Statues of 11 apostles (Judas is excluded) and a Madonna are carried during the Easter procession San Cataldo, Sicily. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Parishioners from the Nahant Village Church held hands during a sunrise service in Nahant.