The meditation for “Jesus Dies on the Cross” was written by members of a Ukrainian and a Russian family. It was not read out during the Via Crucis at Rome’s Colosseum on April 15.
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With Italy under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, this was the first time in decades that the Via Crucis was not held at the Colosseum, a Roman amphitheater associated with the Christian martyrs.