- Title: Jerusalem Via Dolorosa Station 5 - 001
The Via Dolorosa also known as Jesus Way of the Cross and 14 stations of the Cross rout is one of the most important and meaningful Holy Land attractions to worldwide Christians.
Jesus-14-Stations-of-the-Cross-PictureCrusaders and Pilgrims who have been following this path since early ancient days. The path has been changed over the history, but the spiritual tradition remained. The way of the cross – Via Dolorosa marks Jesus path after being convicted by Pilate.
Fifth Station: Simon helps carry the cross
A small chapel was built in 1895 and dedicated to Simon of Cyrene to mark the fifth station. Earlier on this spot was the first home for the Franciscans when they came to Jerusalem in 1229.
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