Pope Francis waves to pilgrims as he passes by the 13th station of the cross, top left, arriving for the Stations of the Cross service, among the most popular and solemn Catholic ritual

 

              Pope Francis waves to pilgrims as he passes by the 13th station of the cross, top left, arriving for the Stations of the Cross service, among the most popular and solemn Catholic ritual
Pope Francis waves to pilgrims as he passes by the 13th station of the cross, top left, arriving for the Stations of the Cross service, among the most popular and solemn Catholic rituals, along the Copacabana beachfront in Rio de Janeiro, Friday, July 26, 2013. Also known as the Way of the Cross, Via Crucis and Via Dolorosa, the Stations of the Cross are built around reflections on Jesus' last steps leading up to his crucifixion and death. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)