VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis presided over the Way of the Cross at the place where early Christians were martyred, recalling the Passion of Christ.
“Christians must respond to evil with good, taking the cross upon themselves as Jesus did,” the Pope said at Rome’s Colosseum on March 29.
“One word should suffice this evening: that is the cross itself,” he said. “The cross is the word through which God has responded to evil in the world.”
Thousands gathered at the Colosseum, holding candles while the 14 Stations of the Cross were recalled. The Colosseum was lit up with torches, and a giant cross stood at the main entrance lit up by several small torches.
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