Vatican Explains 15 Different Families, Including Ukrainians and Russians, Migrants, have Written the Meditations for the Way of the Cross of Pope Francis for Good Friday

The Vatican has released the meditations for the Good Friday Way of the Cross at Rome’s Colosseum. In it 15 families offer their perspectives on the pain life can bring and the horrors of war.
Theses meditations written are for the Via Crucis Pope Francis presides over on Good Friday at the Colosseum in Rome.
 Fifteen families linked to Catholic volunteer associations and communities wrote the meditations, since this year marks the Amoris Laetitia Family Year celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation.
Here is the list of different families who have prepared each station:


prepared by

Ia young married couple
IIa missionary family
IIIan elderly couple without children
IVa large family
Va family with a disabled child
VIa family managing a home for families
VIIa family with an ill parent
VIIIa couple of grandparents
IXan adoptive family
Xa widow with children
XIa family with a consecrated child
XIIa family that lost a child
XIIIa Ukrainian family and a Russian family
XIVa family of migrants
(FULL TEXT  from Vatican of the Way of the Cross with Meditations available FREE