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Pope celebrates the Passion of Christ

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 00:54

March 29 - Pope Francis presides over the Passion of Christ ceremony as he marks Good Friday. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Pope Francis marks Good Friday by attending the Passion of Christ service in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The traditional ceremony commemorates Christ's death on Good Friday. Pope Francis lay on the ground in prayer. During the service, the Pope does not traditionally speak to the audience, Later after the cross was taken inside the Basilica -- the pontiff kissed the feet of the statue of Jesus Christ. Roman Catholic Cardinals, bishops and other clergymen also lined up during the service to kiss the cross.

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Pope celebrates the Passion of Christ

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 00:54