Monthly Archives: November 2010
Each year the Christian community of Rome, together with great numbers of pilgrims from around the world, gathers with the Successor of Peter at the Colosseum on the evening of Good Friday, the liturgical memorial of the Lord’s Passion, for the traditional devotion of the Stations of the Cross.
Millions of the faithful take part through television in this moment of contemplation and prayer. The City and the World are in a sense united around the mystery of the passion and death of the Lord, the re-enactment of which is marked by readings from the Bible, prayers, meditations and songs. The way of the cross winds from inside the Colosseum to the slopes of the Palatine. Continue reading