June 19, 2024

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Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of the Passion of the Lord in St. Peter’s Basilica, but did not go through the cross.

Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of the Passion of the Lord in St. Peter’s Basilica, but did not go through the cross.
Good Friday is the only day in the liturgical calendar when Mass is not celebrated, so the Pope and his clergy confine themselves to listening and reflecting on the homily of the Vatican’s pastor (REUTERS / Guglielmo Mangiapane).

He Pope Francisco This Friday led the celebration Passion of the Lord in San Pedro Basilica but later abandoned going to the Roman Colosseum, where the Via Crucis was undertaken.

Because of the extreme cold these days, Pope Francis is following the Via Crucis from Casa Santa Marta this afternoon.attending the prayers of the people meeting the Diocese of Rome in the Colosseum,” the Vatican press office reported hours before the ceremony began.

He Holy Friday that day Catholics commemorate the Calvary and death of Jesus of Nazareth, which is why the supreme pontiff usually meditates before the tomb of the apostle.

This, in turn, It is the only day in the liturgical calendar where mass is not celebrated And, therefore, the Pope and his clergy They only listened to the sermon and reflected of the Vatican priest.

Thursday The Pope went to a juvenile prison on the outskirts of RomeThere he participated in a mass and rose from his wheelchair to wash the feet of twelve prisoners in his honor. Last SupperHis gesture comes days after he was discharged from the hospital last Saturday.

The supreme pontiff traditionally meditates before the tomb of the apostle (REUTERS / Guglielmo Mangiapane) on Good Friday, when Catholics commemorate Calvary and the death of Jesus of Nazareth.
Pope Francis presides over the celebration of the Passion of the Lord at St. Peter’s Basilica (REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane).

Francisco, Zemelli left the hospital after being hospitalized for three days with bronchitis. He appeared in good form and presided over the mass On one side of the altar, it was established because of his knee problems that prevented him from standing for long periods of time.

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He did the same that morning Christmas MassIt commemorates the institution of the sacrament of priestly orders by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper and is dedicated to priests renewing their vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.

Pope Francis (REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane)

there, He delivered a sermon in which he asked priests to avoid schismswhat next”Encourage competitions and cortadas“In church.

For his part, The Via Crucis is an annual procession performed by hundreds of believers every Good Friday at the Colosseum in Rome.Through Fourteen Meditations Jesus’ Ascension to Calvary, His Crucifixion, and His Entombment.

On Holy Saturday, the Pope will preside over the Pasquale Vigil; And on Sunday, in the Plaza de San Pedro, he will officiate the Mass of the Resurrection And give the traditional blessing Urby and Orby According to the plan, the facade of the Vatican Basilica leans on the central balcony.

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