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Canada: in Rome, the path of the cross takes place at the Coliseum on the controversy background around Ukraine

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Le pape François devant le Colisée, à Rome, lors de la Via Crucis, le 15 avril. © Gregorio Borgia Pope Francis in front of the Coliseum, in Rome, at Via Crucis, April 15th.

After two years of interruption due to the Pandemic of Covid-19, the traditional cross road in the Coliseum brought together about 10,000 pilgrims from different nationalities on this Good Friday. Despite the controversy of these last days on the decision of Pope Francis to bring the cross by a Ukrainian and a Russian at the thirteenth station, Via Crucis took place serenely.

of our correspondent in Rome, Anne The Nir

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In the night lit by a myriad of candles, the faithful were massaged near the Colosseum and Mount Palatin where the Pope presided over the crossroad. At the thirteenth station, which evokes the death of Christ, Irina and Albina, two friends, nurses in a Roman hospital, a Russian and the other Ukrainian, have worn together the wooden cross, during the reading of the text of meditation. .

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But on the stupor of the Italian media, the originally planned text, which was to address the war in Ukraine, was replaced by this sober: "Faced with death Silence is more eloquent than the words" it must be said that the presence of the presence of Two young women, indignant of high Ukrainian personalities, including the head of the Greco-Catholic Church of Ukraine, Monseigneur Sviatoslav Shevchuk, according to which "the initiative did not take into account the context of the military aggression of the Russia against Ukraine ".

During his conclusive prayer, the pope renewed in a voice feverish his appeals to peace: "Jesus takes us by his hand as a father and allows the opponents to shake his hand so that they reach reciprocal forgiveness" .

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in Rome, the "Way of the Cross" returns to the Coliseum on the back of war in Ukraine .
© AFP D thousands of faithful attended Friday night at the road of the cross chaired by the Pope at the Coliseum of Rome, for the first Times since 2019, a ceremony caught up by the war in Ukraine . "I have been living in Rome for over 30 years but today it seemed very important to come," entrusts to the AFP Stefania Cutolo, 52-year-old Italian teacher, while the pontifical choir repeats the Songs. "The message of tonight, after two years of closing due to the pandemic, is doubly important.

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