Prepared by Archbishop Bassetti, pronounced by Pope Francis
The meditations and prayers of the stations of the cross for Good Friday, 2016, were prepared by Archbishop Gualtiero Bassetti, Archbishop of Perugia — Città della Pieve. The full text may be read here.
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Pilate said to them, “What evil has he done?” But they shouted all the more, “Crucify him!” So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released for them Barabbas; and having scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.—The Gospel according to Mark (15:14-15)