Rome’s “Holy Stairs” bared for first time in 300 years

Worshippers pray on the Holy Stairs in Rome, Italy April 16 2019. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

ROME (Reuters) – Rome’s “Holy Stairs,” which some Catholics believe were climbed by Jesus in Jerusalem, have been uncovered from a protective wooden casing for the first time in nearly three centuries and restored. The 28 marble steps will remain bare temporarily for devout pilgrims to climb on their knees with direct contact with the […]

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