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A detail of Timothy P. Schmalz's fourth station: Jesus meets his mother.

Life-size Stations of the Cross to be ‘tool for evangelization’ at Disney World

Sep 18, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“The passion now has become my passion,” says sculptor Timothy P. Schmalz, who is creating an ambitious presentation of the... Read more

Monstrance for adoration, stock photo.

There is still time to receive a plenary indulgence during Lent

Mar 31, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Did you know that there are several ways you can gain a plenary indulgence during Lent? It’s true! There are... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, April 14, 2019.

Pope Francis’ schedule for Holy Week 2022 at the Vatican unveiled

Mar 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope will once again preside over the Via Crucis at the Colosseum on Good Friday. Read more

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN.

Why the Stations of the Cross were a daily devotion for Mother Angelica

Mar 17, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

It is tradition for Catholics around the world to participate in the Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent.... Read more

St. Peter’s Basilica.

Catholics invited to pray Stations of the Cross in St. Peter’s Basilica in Lent

Mar 2, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The devotions will be accompanied by paintings of Christ’s Passion by an Italian artist Read more

One of the stations of the cross at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in Sudbury, Ontario.

Canadian Catholic diocese aims to repair defaced Stations of the Cross

Jun 30, 2020

A Canadian diocese said it will aim to repair six statues whose heads and arms were cut off in an... Read more

Stations of the Cross at Rome's Colosseum April 19, 2019.

At Colosseum Stations of the Cross, Pope Francis prays for abused minors

Apr 19, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis’ prayer at Good Friday’s Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum included a plea for abused youth and... Read more

Pope Francis shows the Way of the Cross meditations he keeps in his pocket, Jan. 30, 2019.

Pope Francis says he loves to pray the Way of the Cross

Jan 30, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Everyone should pray the Stations of the Cross, Pope Francis said Wednesday, revealing that he always has with him a... Read more

Pope Francis arrives to meet with youth at Kasarani stadium in Kenya on Nov. 27, 2015.

Full text of Pope Francis' powerful, unscripted talk with Kenya's youth

Nov 27, 2015

An impassioned Pope Francis went off-the-cuff in a vast, widespread speech to Kenyan youth, touching on challenging topics such as... Read more

The eleventh Station of the Cross, from the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, Norwood, Ohio.

Italian bishop to offer Good Friday Way of the Cross meditations at Colosseum

Mar 10, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The bishop who preached the final Lenten spiritual exercises for St. John Paul II has been chosen to prepare meditations... Read more