Pope calls for global solidarity in New Year blessing

Pope Francis leads a mass at St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, on January 1st, 2014Pope Francis on Wednesday called for greater solidarity in the world in his first New Year blessing as pontiff in front of crowds of pilgrims on St Peter's Square. "We all have a responsibility to act so that the world may be a community of brothers who respect each other, who accept their diversity and who take care of one another," the pope said on Catholic World Peace Day.