7 April 2007

Easter in Rome

The BBC has a short article and photographs about the Good Friday procession in Rome, where the Pope leads a candle-lit Via Crucis procession around the Colosseum - a very atmospheric rite, and an evocative location, given its history
> Pilgrims mark Holy Week in Rome.

There's also a feature about a creepier parade in Sicily, in the Cosa Nostra heartlands:
> Sicily's Easter penitents parade.