We earn 8% in referral fees when you shop Amazon through our link. We make it easy! Click to learn how.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Text for Stations of the Cross will examine human suffering

Catholic World News - April 14, 2014

In meditations written for the Way of the Cross, to be read on Good Friday during the traditional observance at the Roman Coliseum, Archbishop Giancarlo Bregantini of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy calls attention to the human suffering, and calls for “bridges of solidarity” to help those in need.

In his meditations, Archbishop Bregantini reflects on the pain caused by unemployment, violence against women and children, drug and alcohol abuse, torture, and hostility toward immigrants, among other problems. He links these problems to the consequences of sin and injustice, as well as to the suffering of the crucified Jesus. The archbishop says that by reaching out to help those who are suffering, we can follow the example of Christ.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our March expenses ($29,119 to go):
$35,000.00 $5,880.70
83% 17%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Opening Ourselves to Meaning and Purpose 5 hours ago
A thin-skinned Vatican spokesman harms his own standing 5 hours ago
Pope Francis prevails in Round I of battle for Vatican reform 13 hours ago
Social Media’s Vanity Fair: Danger on every side! March 4
The Ways of Evangelization March 3

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis to address Congress in joint session in September CWN - February 5