The pope will be in St. Peter's but without the faithful. The Way of the Cross will be at St. Peter's instead of the Colosseum.
The communique states that Pope Francis will celebrate all of the Holy Week liturgies in St. Peter’s Basilica, starting with Palm Sunday at 11.00 am, April 5.
The Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper will begin at 6:00 pm on April 9.
On Good Friday, he will preside over the celebration of the Lord’s Passion. That night, the Stations of the Cross will be held in front of St. Peter’s Basilica at 9:00 pm.
Likewise, the Easter Vigil Mass will be held in the Vatican Basilica at 9:00 pm on April 11.
The Holy Father will celebrate Easter Sunday Mass in the basilica and conclude with the “Urbi et Orbi” message and blessing.