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“O Cross of Christ”: Pope Francis’ Prayer for Good Friday

GABRIEL BOUYS / POOL / AFP

Pope Francis prays face down, on the floor of St. Peter's Basilica during the Celebration of Lord's Passion on Good Friday on April 3, 2015 in Vatican. Christians around the world are marking the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter. AFP PHOTO POOL / GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP / POOL / GABRIEL BOUYS

Aleteia - published on 03/25/16

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O Cross of Christ, today too we see you in the elderly who have been abandoned by their families, in the disabled and in children starving and cast off by our egotistical and hypocritical society.

O Cross of Christ, today too we see you in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas, which have become insatiable cemeteries, reflections of our indifferent and anesthetized conscience.

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