Pope during Easter vigil: reject the ‘glitter of wealth’

VATICAN CITY --- At an Easter vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist cynicism or pursuing the "glitter of wealth," and to avoid seeking life's meaning in "things that pass away." "Do not bury hope!" Francis exclaimed, after noting that when things go badly, "we lose heart and come to believe that death is stronger than life." "We become cynical, negative and despondent," Francis added. For Christians, Easter is a day of joy and hope, as they mark their belief that Jesus triumphed over death by resurrection following crucifixion. "Sin seduces; it promises things easy and quick, prosperity and success, but leaves behind only soli...

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