LONDON — Pope Francis on Friday called on nations to share coronavirus vaccines and spoke of the economic and social toll the pandemic was taking, as Christians worldwide celebrated a Christmas Day like no other.”May the Son of God renew in political and government leaders a spirit of international cooperation, starting with health care, so that all will be ensured access to vaccines and treatment,” he said in a scaled-back Christmas Day celebration.Francis called for global unity amid the pandemic, which he said had worsened “grave economic and social imbalances.” He stressed the need for international cooperation and appeared to criticize so-called vaccine nationalism, where poorer nations could receive the vaccine last.”In the face of a challenge that knows no borders, we cannot erect walls. All of us are in the same boat,” he said during his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” address delivered virtually from a lectern inside the Vatican instead of from the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome in front of tens of thousands.The hunt for a vaccine, has been caught up in a tide of nationalism that was already sweeping the world before the virus hit. The United Nations fears it may end up impacting the

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