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Pope prays for victims of human trafficking

Pope Francis has committed the traditional way of the cross procession at the Colosseum with Thousands of believers. The ordeal reminded on current topics - such as forced prostitution, and escape.

Pope Francis has complained, on good Friday, the stations of the cross in Rome's "political calculus armored heart". In the centre of the procession at the Coliseum, on the evening of the Sufferings of Jesus, was reminded of the plight of abused women and victims of human trafficking.

the way of The cross is a centuries-old Tradition, and in 14 stations of Jesus' suffering up to the crucifixion. 15,000 faithful are persecuted, according to the Vatican the ceremony.

Pope Francis spoke at the end of a prayer. In it, he lamented not only the foreclosure against migrants, but also the indifference and the selfishness of the people. He drew the views on climate change: The earth was suffering "seriously", however, the eyes of the people are selfish and greed and Power blind.

a sign of devotion: Pope Francis before the mass to the Passion of the Christ.


Francis Suffering purposed in addition, the children "were injured in their innocence and purity," which, in turn, can be used as a reference to the sexual abuse by the clergy understood. The Church, the feel, according to Pope Francis "is constantly from the inside and the outside attacked" is because of the scandals of abuse and cover-up in several countries of the world in a deep crisis.

The stations of the cross-picked words had been drawn up by the Italian nun Eugenia Bonetti. She is committed to women who are forced into Prostitution. What she describes, goes to the Mark: So it was, tells of "a Minor with a delicate small body", "I met one Night in Rome, where men stood by them in luxurious cars lined up to these girls to exploit". Also the deaths of refugees in the desert or in the Mediterranean was denounced sea.

In St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis had celebrated previously, the good Friday Liturgy. As a sign of reverence, he laid on a carpet on the floor.

At the Saturday Easter vigil Liturgy

On Saturday, the Catholics-the head of the celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica, the Easter vigil Liturgy and reminds us of the Christian Faith Central the resurrection of Jesus Christ. On Sunday, the Pope gives the blessing "Urbi et Orbi".

On Maundy Thursday had washed his Holiness Pope Francis in Velletri, South of Rome, in a traditional rite of twelve prisoners of the feet.

Pope's Easter celebrations opened with foot-washing, 19.04.2019 palm Sunday: Pope celebrates the start of the Holy week, 14.04.20199 Atlas |Italy |Rome

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