Via Dolorosa


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Via Dolorosa

the route followed by Christ from the place of his condemnation to Calvary for his crucifixion

Via Dolorosa

Christ’s route to Calvary. [Christianity: Brewer Dictionary, 112]
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From there we moved on to the Muslim Quarter, to follow the Via Dolorosa or the path Jesus took to his crucifixion.
Christians from around the world carried on with their sombre Good Friday processions along the Via Dolorosa, or The Way of Sorrow.'
A Greek Orthodox bishop carries a large wooden cross with fellow worshippers along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering) during the Orthodox Good Friday procession in Jerusalem's Old City on April 6, 2018.
A parishioner Boniface Tumek said the youngsters got a better feel of the Via Dolorosa, Way of Grief, or the Way of Sorrow or the Painful Way - believed to be the street within the Old Jerusalem which Jesus walked on his way to crucifixion.
The tour brings I Shall Not Hate, Wrestling Jerusalem, and David Hare's Via Dolorosa together into an inspiring and unfettered triple-bill performance.
Recorrer parsimoniosamente y la vez con ansiedad la via dolorosa, recrear el camino de Jesucristo con la cruz a cuestas, rezar en el Santo Sepulcro reconforta el espiritu.
The city is a sacred destination for Christians, Muslims and Jews - there's the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus was believed to have been crucified and buried; the Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrow) is a street within the Old City said to be the path that Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion; the Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine on the Temple Mount; and the Western or Wailing Wall, the limestone icon built by Herod the Great, the last remains of the Temple Mount.
Behind a green door on Jerusalem's Via Dolorosa, the winding Christian pilgrimage route through the Old City that follows the Way of the Cross, is a small room filled with colorful ceramic bowls, tiles, and other other wares.
On Good Friday, Orthodox Christians visit Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem to mark the path Christ took on the way to the crucifixion.
On Good Friday each year, Christians hold a procession along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City, retracing what they believe was the route that Jesus took to his crucifixion.
Caption:--CNS/Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly Catholic pilgrims walk past shops selling souvenirs in May 2014 on Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem's Old City.