April 18, 2014 - Rome, Italy ""“ April 18, 2014: Faithful hold the cross during a station during the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession celebrated by Pope Francis in front of the Colosseum on Good Friday in Rome, Friday, April 18, 2014. The 'Via Crucis' (Way of the Cross or Stations of the Cross) is part of the Easter tradition in Catholic countries. It takes place on Good Friday and commemorates the passion and death of Jesus Christ through the reading of prayers along a path of 14 stations. The stations all refer to different stages of Jesus' last journey to the Golgotha.

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April 18, 2014 - Rome, Italy – April 18, 2014: Faithful hold the cross during a station during the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession celebrated by Pope Francis in front of the Colosseum on Good Friday in Rome, Friday, April 18, 2014. The 'Via Crucis' (Way of the Cross or Stations of the Cross) is part of the Easter tradition in Catholic countries. It takes place on Good Friday and commemorates the passion and death of Jesus Christ through the reading of prayers along a path of 14 stations. The stations all refer to different stages of Jesus’ last journey to the Golgotha. In Rome, the traditional Via Crucis takes place at the ancient Colosseum amphitheater. (Credit Image: © Giuseppe Ciccia/NurPhoto/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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