Before the Cross, Today's "Shame" and "Hope"

Posted April 14, 2017 9:02 pm by Editor

Before the Cross, Today's "Shame" and "Hope"

Despite the great ongoing interest in the Pope’s traveling Holy Thursday Mass, for Francis himself, the most emotional moment of the year is instead tonight – the Good Friday Via Crucis, and the evocative memory of the candlelit processions of Buenos Aires to which he was taken as a boy.In keeping with the depth of the moment, Papa Bergoglio again closed the Colosseum rites with a personally-written prayer on the modern-day suffering of the innocent, its English translation here….O Christ,left alone and then betrayed by your ownand sold for a fleeting price. O Christ,judged by sinners and taken captive by

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