- May 17, 2021
In a move that’s in-step with Pope Francis’s environmental advocacy, Rome’s Colosseum will get a new floor that is both functional and environmentally conscious.
Pope Francis has asked the prisoners, guards and the chaplain of a northern Italian prison to write this year’s Way of the Cross meditations.
Pope Francis has asked an Italian nun, who has been on the frontlines in the fight against human trafficking, to write this year’s Way of the Cross meditations.
In light of this year’s Synod of Bishops on young people, Pope Francis has asked that the Way of the Cross meditations be written by a group of students.
The Roman Colosseum will be illuminated by red lights later this month to draw attention to the persecution of Christians around the world, and especially in Syria and Iraq.
Aid to the Church in Need, a papal foundation supporting persecuted Christians, will bathe the Roman Colosseum with red light Feb. 24 to call attention to martyrdom around the world.