Way of the Cross: suffering seen through the eyes of children – Vatican News

Way of the Cross: suffering seen through the eyes of children The briefing for the Vatican’s worldwide telecasts of Holy Week and Easter celebrations offers background information on the liturgies, especially this year’s Way of the Cross meditations authored by children. More than 170 broadcast networks and outlets globally will be linked for the celebrations. By Vatican News Pope Francis has called on the faithful to look at the sufferings of humanity through the eyes of children by entrusting them this year with the meditations for the Way of the Cross.  He asks us to consider more deeply their perspective of the world today, especially in this tragic time of the pandemic. The presenters at the worldwide telecasts briefing highlighted these dimensions during the Good Friday morning meeting held in the Sala Marconi of Palazzo Pio, home of Vatican News and Vatican Radio. Deputy editorial director of Vatican Media, Alessandro Gisotti, and Roberto Romolo, head of the International Relations Office of Vatican Media, hosting the meeting, remembered that today marks the 16th anniversary of the death of St. John Paul II, who participated spiritually in his last Way of the Cross on March 25, 2005, an unforgettable moment captured on video...