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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

Pope Francis attends the concluding ceremony of the Prayer for Peace Meeting organized by the Sant’Egidio Community at Rome’s Colosseum, Oct. 7, 2021.

Pope Francis: All religious traditions must resist ‘temptation to fundamentalism’

Oct 7, 2021

By Courtney Mares

He was speaking at an interreligious gathering in front of the Colosseum. Read more

Colosseum to be lit red for persecuted Christians

Feb 7, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Roman Colosseum will be illuminated by red lights later this month to draw attention to the persecution of Christians... Read more