Pope Francis regrets the cruelty that exists in the world of today

This Friday, Pope Francis presided over the viacrucis at the Coliseum in Rome and at the end of the religious ceremony, he denounced acts of cruelty that are carried out in the world of today. Thousands of believers attended the Palatine Hill, in front of the Flavian...

Jesus del Gran Poder procession takes Quito’s historic center

At 12:00 today was expectes the traditional ‘Jesus del Gran Poder’ procession in the city of Quito, which has as route the streets of the historic center of the city, with the ‘cucuruchos’ as the main character of this event. It is estimated that around...

12 disabled people receive footwashing from Papa Francisco

The Pope Francis met this Holy Thursday with the foot washing ritual to twelve disabled people, including a Libyan Muslim boy in a ceremony at a church in a suburb of Rome. The Pontiff, who had great difficulty to kneel down and getting up from the white cushion he was resting...

Pope Francisco prays on the floor during the Passion of Christ

The newly elected Pope Francisco carried out in the St. Peter’s Basilica the Passion of Christ, the first of his pontificate, which he began by praying for several minutes while lying on the ground. Thousands of people including the Diplomatic Corps attended to the Holy...
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Pope Francisco washes feet of prisoners in Rome during Holy Thursday Mass

During the Mass of the Lord’s Supper of Holy Thursday, officiated by Pope Francisco at Casal del Marmo youth prison in Rome, the Supreme Pontiff washed the feet of twelve young inmates. “Help one another. This is what Jesus teaches us. This is what I do. And I do it with my...
In Olon parishioners dipped the cross at sea

Time for reflection and Penance will be lived during the holiday

In the city of Guayaquil, and several adjacent cantons, the Catholic faithful prepare to participate in the processions on Good Friday with great enthusiasm. Raul Sanchez, is a parishioner of Guayaquil, who attends every year to the procession of Cristo del Consuelo, one of the...

Viacrucis revives the faith of the parishioners

Bryan Espinoza, 23-year-old, recalls having attended the church Nuestra Señora de Czestochowa since he was a child, a parish that he likes very much and that, at this time, is the place where he and his friends recreate the last moments of the life  of Jesus through the living...

Holiday will have acceptable roads and varied climate

Due to the holiday of Holy week, which begins on Friday and ends next Sunday, the different provinces of Ecuador will receive thousands of tourists who may drive across roads in acceptable state, and under a varied climate. On the coast, specifically in the beach areas,  high...
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