Actors sought for Way of the Cross at WYD 2008 in Sydney

Sydney, Australia, Nov 12, 2007 / 01:51 pm (CNA) .- WYD officials will be casting actors December 1-3 to participate in the traditional Way of the Cross during the upcoming World Youth Day in Sydney in 2008. 

According to WYD organizers, the Way of the Cross, or Via Crucis, will be held on July 18. They said they are hoping Pope Benedict XVI will participate in the ceremony.

The casting call is for actors with or without previous experience for the roles of Jesus, Mary, Pontius Pilate, Simon the Cyrenean, the twelve apostles, soldiers, Pharisees and crowd members. 

Those interested can send an email to: [email protected]